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Access to Primary Health Care Tracking the States 1998 by Sari Siegel

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Published by Health Policy Track Legislatures .
Written in English


  • Health Risk Assessment,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • Political Science,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Health services accessibility,
  • Primary health care,
  • Public health,
  • United States,
  • Politics/International Relations

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12022996M
ISBN 101555167721
ISBN 109781555167721

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The book includes the latest data concerning access to specific preventive services (e.g., vaccinations, colorectal screenings), specific issues of women and sexual minorities, and the potential for health promotion in prevention. Access to health care continues to be one of the most talked about issues in medicine today, with wait times for specialists and emergency care being the focus. Unfortunately, primary care is not excused from this challenge as many patients have to wait 2 weeks or File Size: 1MB. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (formerly known as the Institute of Medicine) define primary care as “the provision of 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.” 1 A primary care provider .   This is another book that your patients might be picking up, and it’s vital to know their perspective. Plus, it was written by an MD who offers a unique lens on the conundrum you’ll likely relate to. 7. Redefining Health Care: Creating Value-Based Competition on Results by Michael E. Porter and Elizabeth Olmsted Teisberg. Strategy expert.

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