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Define Long Term Condition

A condition that cannot, at present, be cured; but can be controlled by medication and other therapies. 

E.g. diabetes, CHD, COPD

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What is the Kaiser Permanente Model?

Pyramid:

  • Patients at the top:
    • Case management
    • Highly complex patients
    • 5% of patients = 70% of costs
  • Middle:
    • Specialist disease management
    • High risk patients
  • Bottom:
    • Self managing patients and supporting care
    • Less complex conditions

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