Chronic illnesses and diseases pose some of the greatest challenges for managing population health. Obesity, for example, affects more than one-third of American adults. Yet its causes are largely due to lifestyle factors that cannot be adequately addressed in just a couple of doctor's visits.
To improve outcomes for chronic diseases, providers are making investments in care design that provide patients a comprehensive framework for change, rather than just diagnosis and treatment options.
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