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Does enrollment in multidisciplinary team-based primary care practice improve adherence to guideline-recommended processes of care? Quebec’s Family Medicine Groups, 2002–2010


  • Diop, Mamadou
  • Fiset-Laniel, Julie
  • Provost, Sylvie
  • Tousignant, Pierre
  • Borgès Da Silva, Roxane
  • Ouimet, Marie-Jo
  • Latimer, Eric
  • Strumpf, Erin


We investigated whether multidisciplinary team-based primary care practice improves adherence to process of care guidelines, in the absence of financial incentives related to pay-for-performance.

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  • Diop, Mamadou & Fiset-Laniel, Julie & Provost, Sylvie & Tousignant, Pierre & Borgès Da Silva, Roxane & Ouimet, Marie-Jo & Latimer, Eric & Strumpf, Erin, 2017. "Does enrollment in multidisciplinary team-based primary care practice improve adherence to guideline-recommended processes of care? Quebec’s Family Medicine Groups, 2002–2010," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 121(4), pages 378-388.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:121:y:2017:i:4:p:378-388
    DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2017.02.001

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