Notes to editors
1. The King's Fund is an independent charitable foundation working for better health, especially in London. We carry out research, policy analysis and development activities, working on our own, in partnerships, and through grants. We are a major resource to people working in health, offering leadership and education courses; seminars and workshops; publications; information and library services; a specialist bookshop; and conference and meeting facilities.
2. The King's Fund published Managing Chronic Disease: What can we learn from the US experience? on Thursday, 22 January 2004. The report examined the success of some parts of the American health system in treating patients with chronic medical conditions and highlighted useful lessons for health care in England. An executive summary of the report can be downloaded for free from our online bookshop.
3. For further information or interviews, please contact Michael Moruzzi on 020 7307 2585 or Daniel Reynolds on 020 7307 2581 or 07831 554927.