Lexington, KY (PRWEB) September 10, 2017
The findings regarding the increase of primary care physicians moving to larger health systems are concerning as a recent study showed this trend reduces the ability of primary care to deliver the functions associated with better outcomes seen in small, physician-owned practices. Growing evidence indicates that family medicine teams that increase practice scope support better primary care and improve outcomes. Preliminary analysis of the 2016 ABFM Graduate Survey also suggests that broad scope practice may protect against burnout.
The complete article can be found at: http://www.stfm.org/FamilyMedicine/Vol49Issue8/Phillips591
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