Isaac Cano, Ivan Dueñas-Espín, Carme Hernandez, Jordi de Batlle, Jaume Benavent, Juan Carlos Contel, Erik Baltaxe, Joan Escarrabill, Juan Manuel Fernández, Judtih Garcia-Aymerich, Miquel Àngel Mas, Felip Miralles, Montserrat Moharra, Jordi Piera, Tomas salas, Sebastià Santaeugènia, Nestor Soler, Gerard Torres, Eloisa Vargiu, Emili Vela & Josep Roca.

Over the last few years, the epidemics of noncommunicable diseases and the need for cost-containment1 are triggering factors for a profound transformation of the way we approach delivery of care for chronic patients. In this new scenario, conventional disease-oriented approaches, centered on the management of clinical episodes, are being replaced by patient-centered integrated care services,2 as promoted by the World Health Organization.

PMID: 28710482