Disease management features on Italian health agenda
This article was originally published in Clinica
Disease management is likely to be successfully adopted in Italy in the near future, concludes a new report from Milan-based ISIS Research. It is the next logical step in cost-containment efforts following the conversion of the USLs (local health authorities) to business centres and the introduction of diagnosis-related groups. This is the conclusion of Dr Piergiorgio Lupoli, author of a report on applying managed care and disease management in Italy.