Reflections on the Role of Pharmaceutical Companies in Disease Management Programs

@article{Liederman1998ReflectionsOT,
  title={Reflections on the Role of Pharmaceutical Companies in Disease Management Programs},
  author={Eric M. Liederman},
  journal={Disease Management},
  year={1998},
  volume={1},
  pages={163-169}
}
Disease management programs treat particular diseases in their entirety, directing patients and providers toward the most cost-effective interventions. Overall direction is provided by algorithms that suggest the best use of resources for critical points in the disease continuum, allowing early intervention to prevent costly crises. Clinical practice guidelines serve a similar role at the provider level by providing evidence-based suggestions for diagnosis and treatment. Additional disease… Expand