Worldwide, healthcare systems are considered unsustainable due an increase demand of care and associated rise of healthcare costs. Aging of societies and the growth of populations with chronic conditions makes a paradigm shift of western healthcare systems necessarily. The Chronic Care Model provides a framework for healthcare change, including a prominent role of the community and patients¿ self-management. Technology holds the promise to support the premise of the Chronic Care Model. How can technology be linked to the Chronic Care Model and what are the implications for policy, remains a question to be tackled.