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Strengthening primary care: The Veneto Region’s model of the Integrated Medical Group


  • Ghiotto, Maria Cristina
  • Rizzolo, Ylenia
  • Gandolfo, Elisabetta
  • Zuliani, Emanuela
  • Mantoan, Domenico


This paper aims to illustrate the development of the Veneto Region’s (Italy) new primary care model and to report on the preliminary results.

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  • Ghiotto, Maria Cristina & Rizzolo, Ylenia & Gandolfo, Elisabetta & Zuliani, Emanuela & Mantoan, Domenico, 2018. "Strengthening primary care: The Veneto Region’s model of the Integrated Medical Group," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 122(11), pages 1149-1154.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:122:y:2018:i:11:p:1149-1154
    DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2018.08.008

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    1. Buja, Alessandra & Toffanin, Roberto & Rigon, Stefano & Sandonà, Paolo & Carraro, Daniela & Damiani, Gianfranco & Baldo, Vincenzo, 2015. "Out-of-hours primary care services: Demands and patient referral patterns in a Veneto region (Italy) Local Health Authority," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 119(4), pages 437-446.
    2. Marchildon, Gregory P. & Hutchison, Brian, 2016. "Primary care in Ontario, Canada: New proposals after 15 years of reform," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 120(7), pages 732-738.
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