Regular Disease Management Care Blog readers won't find much new news here. They'll agree however, that more than a decade after the disease management industry began, the denizens of the academosphere are still struggling to recognize a key value proposition of disease management. Hopefully they'll start reading this blog, says the DMCB.
Disease management's outcomes have shown home care can be cheaper and safer than being in or having to go to the hospital. It capitalized on the emerging need for alternative approaches to chronic illness. It was explicitly adopted by medical device manufacturers. It is also remains the quintessential answer to consumerism.