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Measuring Comprehensiveness of Primary Care: Challenges and Opportunities


  • Ann S. O'Malley
  • Eugene C. Rich


Comprehensiveness of primary care (the extent to which the clinician, as part of the primary care team, recognizes and meets the majority of each patient’s physical and mental health care needs) is an important element of primary care, but seems to be declining in the U.S.

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  • Ann S. O'Malley & Eugene C. Rich, 2015. "Measuring Comprehensiveness of Primary Care: Challenges and Opportunities," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 396b4b99dff5449abe549f025, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:396b4b99dff5449abe549f025ab3cf9b

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    1. Eugene C. Rich, "undated". "Payment Reform to Transform Primary Care: What More Is Needed?," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 50f5486843204abfb9be2fcd6, Mathematica Policy Research.

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    primary health care; health services research; comprehensive; comprehensiveness; quality of care; patient outcomes; chronic conditions;

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