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To analyze the frequency and nature of after-hours calls to Endocrinology Fellows and employ interventions to direct appropriate care to Primary endocrinologists.


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Name: Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
ISSN: 1530-891X


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A facility set up for the purpose of handling large volumes of telephone calls. Call Centers typically utilize some form of computer automation for receiving, dispatching, screening, logging and forwarding telephone calls.

Planning that has the goals of improving health, improving accessibility to health services, and promoting efficiency in the provision of services and resources on a comprehensive basis for a whole community. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p299)

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