Organizational structure and the delivery of primary care to older Americans.

  title={Organizational structure and the delivery of primary care to older Americans.},
  author={Jacqueline S Zinn and Vince N T Mor},
  journal={Health services research},
  volume={33 2 Pt Ii},
OBJECTIVE To explore how internal factors, such as organizational size, mission, ownership, and managerial communication and control structures, affect the delivery of primary care to older Americans across a wide variety of practice settings: ambulatory practices, hospitals, nursing homes, and home healthcare agencies. DESIGN Use of the structure/process/outcome paradigm and contingency theory to examine the empirical research linking structural factors to outcomes. CONCLUSION Using these… CONTINUE READING

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