As David B. Nash, MD, MBA, takes the helm of Disease Management as Editor-in-Chief, the practice of disease management—now a decade old—depends on its practitioners to continue to provide "economic proof of concept." This effort to accrue the credibility needed to design and fund programs will provide further evidence that new technologies can be integrated into care programs across large populations to reduce costs while improving healthcare and access to it.
Basting, T. J., "The field of disease management at the crossroads: An interview with David B. Nash, MD, MBA" (2001). College of Population Health Faculty Papers. Paper 18.