Primary care - often considered the weak link in the United States health care delivery system - is the focal point of several European systems. Thoughtful analysis of structural and service differences and similarities among these approaches - whether 'corporatized' or 'socialized' - reveals areas for helpful innovation in the United States. Matters of access to and continuity of services, preventive care for children, long-term care, and accountability are especially relevant for primary care in an American context.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Health Policy
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health