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The full report is titled “Improving Chronic Disease Care by Adding Laypersons to the Primary Care Team. A Parallel Randomized Trial.” It is in the 6 August 2013 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 159, pages 176-184). The authors are R. Adair, D.R. Wholey, J. Christianson, K.M. White, H. Britt, and S. Lee.
Does Adding Laypersons to Primary Care Teams Improve Care for Chronic Diseases?. Ann Intern Med. 2013;159:I-28. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-159-3-201308060-00003
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2013;159(3):I-28.
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