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Little is known about how the presence of nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) in a practice impacts family physicians' (FPs') scope of practice. This study sought to examine variations in FPs' practice associated with NPs and PAs.
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Name: Family medicine
Family Medicine for America's Health (FMAHealth) is a strategic planning organization effort that was created out of the reevaluation of the first Future of Family Medicine project from 2004. This art...
Physicians are the most burn-outed group among the occupations. Among the physicians, family physicians have the highest burnout rates. Our objective in this study is to determine factors that are eff...
The practice of modern medical ethics is largely acute, episodic, fragmented, problem-focused, and institution-centered. Family medicine, in contrast, is built upon a relationship-based model of care ...
Physicians with poor malpractice liability records may pose a risk to patient safety. There are long-standing concerns that such physicians tend to relocate for a fresh start, but little is known abou...
Study Title Safe- SCOPE Pilot Study Standardized Checklist of Patient Information Exchange Short Title Safe- SCOPE Pilot Study Study Design: Single centre two armed cluster randomised cr...
There is an urgent need for a knowledge translation strategy to facilitate the integration of genetics into family medicine, to improve the low knowledge base of most Canadian family physi...
This is a randomized trial of a best-practice alert delivered via the electronic medical record (Apex) to physicians on the Medicine service at UCSF Medical Center over a six month period....
Recent health policy documents have endorsed an integrated model of collaboration between pharmacists and physicians in primary care. The integration of pharmacists into primary care has ...
The purpose of this research study is to compare the effectiveness and efficiency of using a sterile sheath (EndoSheath®) during cystoscopy versus a standard scope.
Laws requiring patients under managed care programs to receive services from the physician or other provider of their choice. Any willing provider laws take many different forms, but they typically prohibit managed-care organizations from having a closed panel of physicians, hospitals, or other providers.
Physicians who are employed to work exclusively in hospital settings, primarily for managed care organizations. They are the attending or primary responsible physician for the patient during hospitalization.
Referral by physicians to testing or treatment facilities in which they have financial interest. The practice is regulated by the Ethics in Patient Referrals Act of 1989.
Those physicians who have completed the education requirements specified by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Medical care provided after the regular practice schedule of the physicians. Usually it is designed to deliver 24-hour-a-day and 365-day-a-year patient care coverage for emergencies, triage, pediatric care, or hospice care.