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Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Strategic Framework - Optimum Health and Quality of Life for Individuals with Multiple Chronic Conditions

US Department of Health & Human Services Country Resources General Health Strategies and Plans United States 31 December 2010 Policy document autonomy, community services, non communicable disease

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The intention for this framework is to catalyze change within the context of how chronic illnesses are addressed in the United States—from an approach focused on individual chronic diseases to one that uses a multiple chronic conditions approach. It is this culture change, or paradigm shift, and the subsequent implementation of these strategies that will provide a foundation for realizing the vision of optimum health and quality of life for individuals with multiple chronic conditions.


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