William J. Schneider, M.D.; Saul J. Farber, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Medical care in a municipal hospital setting has often been found to lack continuity, convenience, and personal involvement. To eliminate these deficiencies, a group practice was formed at Bellevue Hospital, with a nucleus of three internists in each of five specialty clinics (arthritis-lupus, cardiology, endocrinology, hematology, and hypertension-nephrology) to assume the responsibility for the total medical management of their specialty clinic patients and of a group of general medical clinic patients. In this settting each patient is attended by the same physician over a period of years, and he can contact the physician or his covering associate by telephone or
Schneider WJ, Farber SJ. Medical Group Practice in a Municipal Hospital Setting.. Ann Intern Med. ;78:834. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-78-5-834_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;78(5):834.
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