Recent publications


DISMEVAL Deliverables

Deliverable 1: Report on the project launch (Deliverable 1), 30 June 2009 (internal report)

Deliverable 2: Summary report of data collection and analysis plans, 26 February 2010 (internal report)

Deliverable 3: Report on policy context for disease management in Europe – Available from March 2011 (internal report)

Deliverable 4: Country case studies report – Available from September 2011 (internal report)

Deliverable 5: DISMEVAL. Developing and validating disease management evaluation methods for European healthcare systems. Final Report. 2012

Deliverable 6: Evaluating chronic disease management. Recommendations for funders and users. 2012

DISMEVAL – other publications

Nolte E, Knai C, Hofmarcher M, Conklin A, Erler A, Elissen A, Flamm M, Fullerton B, Sönnichsen A, Vrijhoef HJ. Overcoming fragmentation in health care: chronic care in Austria, Germany and The Netherlands. Health Econ Policy Law 2012;7:125-46.

Fullerton B, Erler A, Pohlmann B, Gerlach FM. Predictors of dropout in the German disease management program for type 2 diabetes. BMC Health Serv Res 2012;12:8.

Flamm M, Panisch S, Winkler H, Sönnichsen AC. Impact of a randomized control group on perceived effectiveness of a Disease Management Programme for diabetes type 2. Eur J Public Health 2011 Oct 11 [Epub ahead of print]

Fullerton B, Nolte E, Erler A. [The quality of chronic care in Germany]. [Article in German] Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 2011;105:554-62

Conklin A, Nolte E. Disease management evaluation: A comprehensive review of current state of the art. Cambridge, UK: RAND Corporation; 2011

Further reading

de Bakker DH, Struijs JN, Baan CB, Raams J, de Wildt JE, Vrijhoef HJ, Schut FT. Early results from adoption of bundled payment for diabetes care in the Netherlands show improvement in care coordination. Health Aff 2012;31:426-33

Frølich A. Identifying organisational principles and management practices important to the quality of health care services for chronic conditions. Dan Med J 2012;59:B4387

Jacobsen R, Frølich A, Godtfredsen NS. Impact of exercise capacity on dyspnea and health-related quality of life in COPD patients. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 2011 Dec 21.

Erler A, Bodenheimer T, Baker R, Goodwin N, Spreeuwenberg C, Vrijhoef HJ, Nolte E, Gerlach FM. Preparing primary care for the future - perspectives from the Netherlands, England, and USA. Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 2011;105:571-80

Erler A, Nolte E, Beyer M, Gerlach FM. Commentary: preparing primary care for the future - perspectives from the Netherlands, England, USA and lessons for Germany. Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 2011;105:581-4

Flamm M, Winkler H, Panisch S, Kowatsch P, Klima G, Fürthauer B, Weitgasser R, Sönnichsen AC. Quality of diabetes care in Austrian diabetic patients willing to participate in a DMP - at baseline. Wien Klin Wochenschr 2011;123:436-43

Elissen AM, van Raak AJ, Paulus AT. Can we make sense of multidisciplinary co-operation in primary care by considering routines and rules? Health Soc Care Community 2011;19:33-42

Beyer M, Chernot R, Erler A and Gerlach FM. (2011) [Using quality indicators to measure the quality of general practice care in Germany] [Article in German] Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes, 105(1):13-20

Frolich A, Bellows J, Nielsen BF, Brockhoff PB and Hefford M. (2010). Effective population management practices in diabetes care – an observational study. BMC Health Services Research (Sept), 10: 277-14

Vrijhoef HJ, Berbee R, Wagner EH and Steuten LM. (2009). Quality of integrated chronic care measured by patient survey: identification, selection and application of most appropriate instruments. Health Expectations (Dec), 12(4):417-29

Gress S, Baan CA, Calnan M, Dedeu T, Groenewegen P, Howson H, Maroy L, Nolte e, Redaelli M, Saarelma O, Schmacke N, Schumacher K, van Lente EJ and Vrijhoef B. (2009). Co-ordination and management of chronic conditions in Europe: the role of primary care—position paper of the European Forum for Primary Care. Quality in Primary Care, 17(1):75-86

Sonnichsen A, Rinnerberger A, Url M, Winkler H, Kowatsch P, Klima G, Furthauer B and R Weitgasser. (2008). Effectiveness of the Austrian disease-management-programme for type 2 diabetes: Study protocol of a cluster randomised controlled trial. Trials (June), 9: 38-45

Nolte E and M McKee, eds. (2008). Caring for people with chronic conditions. A health system perspective. Maidenhead: Open University Press/McGraw Hill Education

Nolte E, Knai C and M McKee, eds. (2008). Managing chronic conditions. Experience in eight countries. Copenhagen: World Health Organization, on behalf of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies