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Healthier together

Healthier together Editorial International Journal of Care Coordination 2022, Vol. 25(2-3) 55–56 © The Author(s) 2022 Article reuse guidelines: sagepub.com/journals-permissions DOI: 10.1177/20534345221112978 1,2,3 journals.sagepub.com/home/icp Hubertus JM Vrijhoef In December 2021 the European Commission has launched The first paper in this issue of the International Journal the “Healthier Together – EU Non-Communicable Disease of Care Coordination reports on how community health Initiative” to support EU countries in reducing the human workers can maximize the impact of their services on high- and financial burden on non-communicable diseases risk adult clients to help mitigate their risk and overcome (NCDs). It does so by reinforcing and supporting policy barriers to controlling chronic diseases. In doing, so implementation and effective action of EU countries’ Chiyaka et al. make use of observational data from partici- health authorities and stakeholders in five strands: (a) a pants of the Northwest Ohio Pathways Community model. horizontal strand on shared health determinants, focussing In times when health services delivery is shifting in favour on population-level health promotion and disease preven- of telehealth services, this study shows the importance of tion of NCDs (completing the actions of Europe’s in-person interactions to engage adults in managing their Beating Cancer Plan); (b) diabetes; (c) http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Care Coordination SAGE

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SAGE
Copyright
© The Author(s) 2022
ISSN
2053-4345
eISSN
2053-4353
DOI
10.1177/20534345221112978
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Abstract

Editorial International Journal of Care Coordination 2022, Vol. 25(2-3) 55–56 © The Author(s) 2022 Article reuse guidelines: sagepub.com/journals-permissions DOI: 10.1177/20534345221112978 1,2,3 journals.sagepub.com/home/icp Hubertus JM Vrijhoef In December 2021 the European Commission has launched The first paper in this issue of the International Journal the “Healthier Together – EU Non-Communicable Disease of Care Coordination reports on how community health Initiative” to support EU countries in reducing the human workers can maximize the impact of their services on high- and financial burden on non-communicable diseases risk adult clients to help mitigate their risk and overcome (NCDs). It does so by reinforcing and supporting policy barriers to controlling chronic diseases. In doing, so implementation and effective action of EU countries’ Chiyaka et al. make use of observational data from partici- health authorities and stakeholders in five strands: (a) a pants of the Northwest Ohio Pathways Community model. horizontal strand on shared health determinants, focussing In times when health services delivery is shifting in favour on population-level health promotion and disease preven- of telehealth services, this study shows the importance of tion of NCDs (completing the actions of Europe’s in-person interactions to engage adults in managing their Beating Cancer Plan); (b) diabetes; (c)

Journal

International Journal of Care CoordinationSAGE

Published: Jun 1, 2022

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