Disease management: Can it reduce health-care costs?

Reinhardt, Eric
May 2008
Business Journal (Central New York);5/9/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 19, p13
The article discusses the significance of disease management (DM) in reducing health care costs in New York. Gary Hughes, spokesman for MVP Health Care, confirms that the company has expanded its DM programs that treat asthma, back pain, diabetes, cardiac problems, and depressions. Moreover, the National Pharmaceutical Council believes that DM is a good strategy in delivering health care services and in lowering health care costs by reducing unnecessary services.


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