Although knowledge available on chronic diseases has significantly improved, person-centered care has not kept pace. This is largely because many traditional chronic-care models fail to adequately address the needs of patients. This section addresses such care barriers and provides actionable steps that healthcare professionals and staff can confidently follow to bridge the treatment gap. The strategies discussed here and the shared experiences of participants offer a helpful starting point for care providers to recognize and remove any such barriers from their practice.
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