A study into the economic impact of Integraded Care Models was published in Value of Health. The study focused on type 2 diabetes mellitus, schizophrenia, and muiltiple sclerosis. Bert Vrijhoef participated in the study as co-author, the first author of the study is Melissa Desmedt from the Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences of the Hasselt University in Belgium.
A quote from the article:
The systematic review presented the result of cost analyses of integrated care models for type 2 diabetes mellitus, schizophrenia, and multiple sclerosis. Most of the studies reported a benificial economic impact of integrated care models.
The full paper can be downloaded from the Value in Health website.