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Summary of Findings: This report provides an insight into the characteristics of comprehensive care programs for patients with multiple chronic conditions and their impact on patients, informal caregivers, and professional caregivers. It finds that chronic care models that incorporate clinical information systems improve functioning of healthcare practices and health outcomes for patients.