The role of patient care teams in chronic disease management

@article{Wagner2000TheRO,
  title={The role of patient care teams in chronic disease management},
  author={Edward H. Wagner},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={320},
  pages={569 - 572}
}
  • E. Wagner
  • Published 26 February 2000
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
> “In the gradual division of labor, by which civilization has emerged from barbarism, the doctor and nurse have been evolved” > > Sir William Osler (1891) The delivery of health care by a coordinated team of individuals has always been assumed to be a good thing. Patients reap the benefits of more eyes and ears, the insights of different bodies of knowledge, and a wider range of skills. Thus team care has generally been embraced by most as a criterion for high quality care. Despite its… 

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