More on the Death of Disease Management

Jaan Sidorov

Posted 1/30/12 on The Disease Management Blog

At the email prodding of several colleagues, the Disease Management Care Blog next turns its attention to a blog posting by Archell Georgiou MD provocatively titled “The Death Of Disease Management (Finally!).  The Archelle on Health Blog contrasts the industry’s early promises of evidence-based medicine plus patient self-care with the bitter fruits of non-existent savings, the disappointing Medicare Health Support (MHS) demo and a just-published anti-disease management New England Journal article.

Using that last Journal article as the final word, Dr. Georgiou provides her readers with a graveside eulogy of what went wrong:

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