Integrated primary care organizations: to what extent is integration occurring and why?

@article{Simoens2005IntegratedPC,
  title={Integrated primary care organizations: to what extent is integration occurring and why?},
  author={Steven Simoens and Anthony T. Scott},
  journal={Health services management research},
  year={2005},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={25-40}
}
Integration in primary health care is occurring in many health-care systems without a clear understanding of the meaning of integration, its form and rationale. This literature review examines the definition and extent of integration, as well as the factors that might encourage it in the context of British integrated primary care organizations (IPCOs). Integration is complex and multifaceted. No commonly agreed definitions of integration have been developed and the range of dimensions examined… CONTINUE READING

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