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Embedded care managers are increasingly implemented as part of the care team within primary care practices, yet previous studies have indicated variability in acceptance by physicians and staff. This study assesses the acceptability of care managers among staff and physicians within the Michigan Primary Care Transformation (MiPCT) demonstration.
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Name: Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine : JABFM
Emergencies do occur in pediatric primary care offices. The American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine recommends that primary care offices perform a self-assessment of o...
There are many factors that influence the decisions that patients make regarding where they receive care. Two hundred thirty-three patients were surveyed in the primary care setting to determine patie...
Physician acceptance is an important dimension of access to care, especially for Medicaid patients. We constructed two new measures to quantify primary care physician (PCP) acceptance of Medicaid pati...
The use of clinical pharmacists in primary care has improved the control of several chronic cardiovascular conditions. However, many private physician practices lack the resources to implement team-ba...
The benefits of physician engagement are numerous, including improved physician recruitment, retention, and leadership development-outcomes associated with substantial costs or potential savings for h...
The health of the public depends upon smoothly functioning physician offices that promote the health of both workers and their patients. This study targets ambulatory health care offices w...
This pilot project consists of co-locating dental hygienist services in medical primary care offices. Dental hygienists will work in close collaboration with the primary care offices, pro...
Purpose of the study: This is a pilot randomized controlled trial to identify methods of involving underage youth in interventions to reduce alcohol use through the primary health care sy...
This study evaluates a new model of specialty care for older adults in rural communities with Atrial Fibrillation (AF) compared to usual rural physician care. Half the participants will re...
The aim of this study is to explore the effect of substituting General Practitioners (GPs) by Physician Assistants (PAs) in out-of-hours primary care. Effects are measured in terms of the ...
The room or rooms in which the physician and staff provide patient care. The offices include all rooms in the physician's office suite.
The room or rooms in which the dentist and dental staff provide care. Offices include all rooms in the dentist's office suite.
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.
A traditional term for all the activities which a physician or other health care professional normally performs to insure the coordination of the medical services required by a patient. It also, when used in connection with managed care, covers all the activities of evaluating the patient, planning treatment, referral, and follow-up so that care is continuous and comprehensive and payment for the care is obtained. (From Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2nd ed)
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)