A comparison is made of existing measures of provider continuity in ambulatory care to assess differences and limitations. New measures are proposed that complement and improve upon certain limitations of existing measures. These measures are applied to a pilot study of hypertensive patients being seen in a medical outpatient clinic of a teaching hospital. The need for further development and refinement of continuity measures is indicated, and a unifying framework for measuring provider continuity is suggested.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||15|
|State||Published - Jun 1979|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health