Facilitators and Barriers to Improving Interprofessional Referral Relationships Between Primary Care Physicians and Chiropractors

  title={Facilitators and Barriers to Improving Interprofessional Referral Relationships Between Primary Care Physicians and Chiropractors},
  author={Veerasathpurush Allareddy and Barry R. Greene and Monica Smith and Mitchell Haas and Junlin Liao},
  journal={Journal of Ambulatory Care Management},
ObjectiveFindings from recent studies suggest that there are poor interprofessional referral relationships between primary care physicians (MDs) and chiropractors (DCs) and this can lead to fragmentation of care. The objective of this study is to identify potential facilitators and barriers to developing positive interprofessional referrals relationships between MDs and DCs. MethodsWe conducted 2 rounds of focus group interviews on a convenience sample of MDs and DCs. The focus groups were… 
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