Do single handed practices offer poorer care? Cross sectional survey of processes and outcomes.

@article{HippisleyCox2001DoSH,
  title={Do single handed practices offer poorer care? Cross sectional survey of processes and outcomes.},
  author={Julia Hippisley-Cox and Michael Pringle and Carol Coupland and Vicky Hammersley and Andrew N Wilson},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2001},
  volume={323 7308},
  pages={320-3}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine whether there are important differences in performance between group practices and singlehanded general practitioners and the extent to which any differences are explained by practice characteristics such as deprivation. DESIGN Cross sectional survey. SETTING 206 singlehanded practices and 606 partnerships in Trent region, United Kingdom. METHOD Comparison of process and outcome measures derived from routinely collected data on hospital admissions and target… CONTINUE READING