How does an integrated primary care approach for patients in deprived neighbourhoods impact utilization patterns? An explorative study
作者: Dionne S. KringosJennifer R. van den BroekeArnold P. M. van der LeeThomas PlochgKarien Stronks
作者单位: 1Department of Public Health, Academic Medical Center (AMC), University of Amsterdam
2Kenniscentrum, Zilveren Kruis Achmea
刊名: BMC Public Health, 2016, Vol.16 (1), pp.1-11
来源数据库: Directory of Open Access Journals
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-3246-z
关键词: Integrated delivery of health careGeneral practiceUse of GP careUse of hospital care
原始语种摘要: Abstract Background To explore changes in utilization patterns for general practice (GP) and hospital care of people living in deprived neighbourhoods when primary care providers work in a more coherent and coordinated manner by applying an integrated approach. Methods We compared expected (based on consumption patterns of a health insurers’ total population) and actual utilization patterns in a deprived Dutch intervention district in the city of Utrecht (Overvecht) with control districts 1 (Noordwest) and 2 (Kanaleneiland) over the period 2006–2011, when an integrated care approach was increasingly provided in the intervention district. Standardized insurance claims data were used to indicate use of GP care and hospital care. Results Our findings revealed that the utilization of total GP...
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  • approach 
  • expected 预期
  • integrated 综[组,复]合
  • applying 施加
  • district 
  • utilization 利用
  • practice 实践
  • intervention 
  • claims 赔偿金
  • insurance 保险