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  1. Practitioner productivity and the product content of medical care in publicly supported health centers.

    Article - En anglais

    The productivity-patient care content relationship in general practice and primary health care has never been a popular topic among medical practitioners.

    Yet the time a physician spends with patients or the number of patients treated in a fixed time interval would appear to be a critical factor in the content of this care.

    While current research has demonstrated a clear effect with respect to psychosocial care, the evidence with respect to technical care remains equivocal.

    The purpose of this study is to assess how physician production-measured as the number of patients seen per hour-affects the technical care performance of preventive and well care in 6 major patient management areas.

    The analysis uses data collected from 15 publicly supported, primary care centers in Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Système santé, Soin santé primaire, Médecin généraliste, Personnel sanitaire, Homme, Productivité travail, Qualité, Soin, Prévention, Secteur public, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health system, Primary health care, General practitioner, Health staff, Human, Labour productivity, Quality, Care, Prevention, Public sector, United States, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0204815

    Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 199406.