Patients' ratings of outpatient visits in different practice settings : results from the medical outcomes study.
Objective.-To determine how patients in different kinds of practices-solo or single specialty (SOLO), multispecialty group (MSG), or health maintenance organizations (HMOs)-and with fee-for-service (FFS) or prepaid physician payment arrangements evaluate their medical care.
Design.-Survey of adult outpatients after office visits, with sample weighted to represent population of patients visiting physicians in each practice type.
Setting.-Offices of 367 internists, family practitioners, endocrinologists, cardiologists, and nurse practitioners, in HMOs (prepaid only), MSGs (prepaid and FFS), and SOLO practices (prepaid and FFS).
Patients.-Adults (N=17671) at start of the Medical Outcomes Study.
Mots-clés Pascal : Organisation santé, Exploration, Homme, Médecin, Malade, Consultation privée, Pratique professionnelle, Soin
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Public health organization, Exploration, Human, Physician, Patient, Private consultation, Professional practice, Care
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0660912
Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 199406.