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: 1University of Amsterdam
2Zilveren Kruis Achmea
刊名: BMC Public Health, 2016, Vol.16 (1)
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
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(#br) Background(#br)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.(#br) Methods(#br)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.(#br) Results(#br)Our findings revealed that...
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  • explorative 勘探的
  • utilization 利用
  • integrated 综[组,复]合
  • primary 一次的
  • impact 冲击碰撞
  • approach 
  • study 学习