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Making the Case for a New National Data Collection Effort on Physicians and Their Practices

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  • Catherine M. DesRoches
  • Herbert S. Wong
  • Eugene C. Rich
  • Sumit R. Majumdar

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Physicians play a key role in the American health care system. Beyond providing direct medical care, they authorize the great majority of medical services, thus making them directly or indirectly responsible for access, quality, and a significant portion of U.S. health care spending.

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  • Catherine M. DesRoches & Herbert S. Wong & Eugene C. Rich & Sumit R. Majumdar, 2015. "Making the Case for a New National Data Collection Effort on Physicians and Their Practices," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 73a22e05b86d442eb6fa85009, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:73a22e05b86d442eb6fa8500996eeafe
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    survey research; health policy; physician workforce;

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