Definition of disease management in English:

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disease management


A system that seeks to manage the chronic conditions of high-risk, high-cost patients as a group.
Example sentences
  • The government moved to make an expert patient programme a centrepiece of the NHS approach to chronic disease management in the 21st century.
  • These are important even for simple prompting systems but are multiplied in the more complex systems needed for chronic disease management.
  • This suggests that the trend in the NHS towards larger general practices by itself has little impact on the quality of chronic disease management in primary care.

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Syllabification: di·sease man·age·ment

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