Health funds better in monitoring treatment of chronic conditions but not among poor, report finds

02.01.2014                      01.Schwat.5774                      Rosch Chodesch

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Health funds better in monitoring treatment of chronic conditions but not among poor, report finds

The chronic illnesses the health funds are supposed to look for include asthma, cardiovascular diseases, colon and breast cancer, diabetes and hypertension.

Generally, the four public health funds are performing more preventive and diagnostic tests and monitoring treatment results of chronic conditions better among the population at all ages, but some fall between the cracks – especially among the poor….