Relationship between Longitudinal Continuity of Primary Care and Likelihood of Death: Analysis of National Insurance Data

@inproceedings{Leleu2013RelationshipBL,
  title={Relationship between Longitudinal Continuity of Primary Care and Likelihood of Death: Analysis of National Insurance Data},
  author={Henri Leleu and {\'E}tienne Minvielle},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Continuity of care (COC) is a widely accepted core principle of primary care and has been associated with patient satisfaction, healthcare utilization and mortality in many, albeit small, studies. OBJECTIVE To assess the relationship between longitudinal continuity with a primary care physician (PCP) and likelihood of death in the French general population. DESIGN Observational study based on reimbursement claims from the French national health insurance (NHI) database for… CONTINUE READING