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Is Europe putting theory into practice? A qualitative study of the level of self-management support in chronic care management approaches

Arianne Elissen1*, Ellen Nolte2, Cécile Knai3, Matthias Brunn4, Karine Chevreul45, Annalijn Conklin26, Isabelle Durand-Zaleski45, Antje Erler7, Maria Flamm8, Anne Frølich9, Birgit Fullerton7, Ramune Jacobsen10, Zuleika Saz-Parkinson11, Antonio Sarria-Santamera11, Andreas Sönnichsen12 and Hubertus Vrijhoef13

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Health Services Research, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Duboisdomein 30, PO Box 616, , Maastricht, 6200 MD, the Netherlands

2 Health and Healthcare Research programme, RAND Europe, Cambridge, UK

3 Faculty of Health Services Research and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK

4 URC Eco Ile-de-France, Université Paris Est Créteil, Paris, France

5 AP-HP Recherche Clinique Santé Publique, Hôpital Henri Mondor, Créteil, France

6 MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

7 Institute of General Practice, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt, Germany

8 Department for Evidence-based Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Danube University Krems, Krems, Austria

9 Department of Health Services Research, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

10 Institute of Preventive Medicine, Frederiksberg Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark

11 Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Agencia de Evaluación de Tecnologías Sanitarias, Madrid, Spain

12 Institute of General and Family Medicine, Witten/Herdecke University, Witten, Germany

13 TRANZO Scientific Centre for Care and Welfare, Tilburg University, Tilburg, the Netherlands

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BMC Health Services Research 2013, 13:117  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-117

Published: 26 March 2013

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Overview of approaches to chronic disease management or their equivalent in 13 European countries.

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