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Dr. George Silver has produced a major milestone in the literature on medical care—a book that is constantly interesting and in places, sensational. His book describes a project for providing comprehensive medical care to a selected group of families belonging to the Montefiore Medical Group of the Health Insurance Plan of New York City. Care was given by a team approach and within a group practice.
Early in his account Dr. Silver notes that patients demand "family doctoring" but cannot get it. "It is fruitless to look for doctors with family orientation when even the small number of generalists turned
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Family Medical Care. A Report on the Family Health Maintenance Demonstration.. Ann Intern Med. 1963;59:262. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-59-2-262_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;59(2):262.
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