"Gatekeeper technology." Recasting a primary care role.

N. R. Powe

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Abstract

The gatekeeper approach to the delivery of medical care, while not really a new concept, has a new raison d'être--cost containment. It infuses a new form of authority into the role of primary care physicians while at the same time it brings new challenges of practicing more cost-effective medicine and maintaining quality of care. Primary care physicians can take steps to meet these challenges.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)86-87, 90
JournalConsultant
Volume27
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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