Transforming care for chronic health conditions

Legault, Timothy
February 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 2, pE93
Academic Journal
The article discusses the report by the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences to transform health care system for Canadians with chronic health conditions. It mentions that the academy urges the health care system to provide funding for chronic care services, equal access to medications, and continuing education and training to health providers. The report states that optimal care towards people with chronic conditions can result in preventive care, lower treatment costs, and reduced hospital use.


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