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Which strategies might improve local primary healthcare in Germany? An explorative study from a local government point of view
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It was showed that the use of trained medical assistants was associated with the positive effects of division of labor and potential to relieve physicians and there was skepticism about technical support via telemedicine, mostly due to concerns about its unsuitability for elderly people and the potential lower quality of healthcare delivery. Expand
Assessment of oral health and cost of care for a group of refugees in Germany: a cross-sectional study
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The oral healthcare costs were higher for refugees that presented with toothache than for those without toothache, with the exception of prosthetic treatment procedures. Expand
Impact of a tailored program on the implementation of evidence-based recommendations for multimorbid patients with polypharmacy in primary care practices—results of a cluster-randomized controlled
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The tailored program may improve implementation of medication counseling and brown bag review whereas the use of medication lists and medication reviews did not improve. Expand
[Aspirations of medical students: "planning for a secure career" - results of an online-survey among students at five medical schools in Germany].
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Expectations of medical students at the five medical schools in the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg (Germany) concerning their career choice and factors influencing it are analyzed. Expand
Assessing family medicine trainees – what can we learn from the European neighbours?
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Longitudinal and competence-based assessment is the presently preferred approach for FM specialty training and countries which use less multifaceted methods for assessment could learn from best practice. Expand
Tailored Implementation for Chronic Diseases (TICD): a protocol for process evaluation in cluster randomized controlled trials in five European countries
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This process evaluation aims to identify determinants of change in chronic illness care, to examine the validity of the tailoring methods that were applied, and to analyze the association of implementation activities and the effectiveness of the program. Expand
[Approaches to reduce shortage of general practitioners in rural areas--results of an online survey of trainee doctors].
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As the basic willingness to set up practice in rural areas is quite high, relevant influencing factors such as family friendly surroundings, out-of-hour services arrangements und working models offering the opportunity to work in group handed practices should be emphasized in recruitment. Expand
[What do medical students think of family medicine? Results of an online cross-sectional study in the federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg].
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To enable students during undergraduate studies to have practical experience with family medicine seems to be an important influence on judging family medicine attractive. Expand
[Vocational training in general practice in Germany: a nation-wide survey among trainees].
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These results provide clues to improving VT in General Practice with respect to organisation and content including the consideration of gender-related living conditions. Expand
Tailored Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice for Patients with Chronic Diseases
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The type of suggestions for improving healthcare practice was largely similar across different stakeholder groups, mainly addressing healthcare professionals, patient factors and professional interactions. Expand
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