Issue: 2019 > July > case report

Multiple chronic conditions: the need for integrated secondary care

M. Verhoeff, O.M. Meijer-Smit, S.E.J.A. de Rooij, B.C. van Munster
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Current hospital-level care is “mostly disease-specific and monodisciplinary-oriented”. These three case reports show different journeys that patients with multiple chronic conditions experienced in Dutch secondary outpatient care, and aim to demonstrate why an integrated care approach might be beneficial for this group of patients.