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- Into the triangle. Forster, Jeff // Patient Care;2/15/1994, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p19
Editorial. Discusses the Iron Triangle of health reform. aim of achieving a balance among access to the system, cost control and quality of care; Role of primary care physicians.
- Understanding Organizational Designs of Primary Care Practices. Tallia, Alfred F.; Stange, Kurt C.; McDaniel Jr, Reuben R.; Aita, Virginia A.; Miller, William L.; Crabtree, Benjamin F. // Journal of Healthcare Management;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p45
Examines key issues relevant to organizational designs of primary care practices. Variations in organization design; Success and failure of practices within health systems; Implications for healthcare management. INSET: PRACTITIONER APPLICATION.
- When should primary care groups become multispecialty networks? Gould, Deborah M. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Sep96, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p41
Looks at the factors for a primary care group practice to consider when determining whether and when to evolve into multispecialty networks. Internal and external triggers; Transition to multispecialty networks as the best model for managing the health of the population in their community.
- From Primary Care Physician Employment to Private Practice: Easing the Transition. Holm, Craig E. // Physician Executive;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p52
Advises health systems on addressing operating deficits from acquired physician practices and primary care physician employment. Losses by physician practices; Restructuring through network-wide and practice-specific initiatives; Option of wholesale or selective practice divestiture; Viable...
- Primary cares. Hague, John // Healthcare Counselling & Psychotherapy Journal;Oct2005, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p31
The article presents information about the problem of somatisation in the people of Great Britain. The problem is not confined to primary care. The almost complete lack of training or provision in psychological aspects of disease in general hospitals and among practice nurses have been referred,...
- Katrina Forum Looks at Revamping Medical Infrastructure. Champlin, Leslie // Annals of Family Medicine;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p179
The article reports on the struggle to recreate the medical infrastructure in the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina. Industry experts recommended that the new health care system should focus on primary care as its foundation. Planners on the other hand want a network of primary care practices...
- LMC and PEC roles now compatible. // Pulse;4/20/2006, Vol. 66 Issue 16, p7
The article reports that local medical committee members in Birmingham, England will be able to take up professional executive committee positions after the Heart of Birmingham Teaching Primary Care Trust has reconsidered its previous ruling. The primary care trust decided to remove the...
- Are you a potential GP leader? // Pulse;4/20/2006, Vol. 66 Issue 16, p7
The article reports that the Royal College of General Practitioners is calling for applications to its annual leadership program. The course is intended for general practitioners who wish to develop the skills and aptitude for strategic influence in general practice, especially as the...
- GPC wants LES help for prevalence losers. // GP: General Practitioner;11/28/2008, p3
The article reports on the negotiation of General Practice Committee (GPC) to help Local Medical Committees (LMC). It notes that the aim of GPC that it may negotiate payments from primary care trusts (PCTs) for practices that have suffered losses under the new prevalence formula and should the...