Envisioning better approaches for dementia care.

@article{Covinsky2006EnvisioningBA,
  title={Envisioning better approaches for dementia care.},
  author={Kenneth E. Covinsky and C Bree Johnston},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={145 10},
  pages={780-1}
}
The vast majority of patients with dementia receive their care in primary care settings. Clinicians find it challenging to provide optimal care for these patients and their often-stressed and over burdened caregivers because current reimbursement mechanisms do not support the kinds of practical, time-intensive, team-based processes of care that have been associated with improved outcomes in these settings (1, 2). In this issue, 2 care interventions are described demonstrating that the well… CONTINUE READING

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