Mirzaei, Masoud; Aspin, Clive; Essue, Beverley; Jeon, Yun-Hee; Dugdale, Paul; Usherwood, Tim; Leeder, Stephen
BACKGROUND The Wagner Model provides a framework that can help to facilitate health system transition towards a chronic care oriented model. Drawing on elements of this framework as well as health policy related to patient centred care, we describe the health needs of patients with chronic illness and compare these with services which should ideally be provided by a patient-centred health system. This paper aims to increase understanding of the challenges faced by chronically ill patients and...[Show more]
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