Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.21256/zhaw-3137
Title: Implementation of a hospital-integrated general practice : a successful way to reduce the burden of inappropriate emergency-department use
Authors : Chmiel, Corinne
Wang, Mathyas
Sidler, Patrick
Eichler, Klaus
Rosemann, Thomas
Senn, Oliver
et. al : No
Published in : Swiss medical weekly
Volume(Issue) : 146
Issue : w14284
Pages : 1
Pages to: 9
Publisher / Ed. Institution : EMH Schweizerischer Ärzteverlag
Issue Date: 10-Mar-2016
License (according to publishing contract) : CC BY-NC 4.0: Attribution - Non commercial 4.0 International
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Language : English
Subjects : Access to care; Care management; Emergency medicine; Resource allocation; Primary care
Subject (DDC) : 362: Health and social services
Abstract: PRINCIPLES: Emergency departments (EDs) are overcrowded by lower acuity patients, which might be more efficiently treated by general practitioners (GPs). This study evaluated the impact of triaging lower acuity patients to a new hospital-integrated general practice (HGP) on ED case-load and the reasons for choosing the ED/HGP.
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Winterthur Institute of Health Economics (WIG)
Publication type: Article in scientific journal
DOI : 10.21256/zhaw-3137
10.4414/smw.2016.14284
ISSN: 1424-7860
1424-3997
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/17751
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