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Intervention aims to ‘bridge the gap' between primary care, oncology

25 days ago   |   By Healio

An intervention designed to keep family practitioners involved in the care of their patients with cancer had a “modest effect” on hospitalizations and ED visits 3 months after implementation, researchers wrote in Annals of Family Medicine.
However, there was no significant reduction in hospitalizations or ED visits after this period, the researchers said. Still, they noted that the findings “provide valuable information regarding potential strategies to consider to bridge the gap between primary care and oncology care.”
“Community‐based family physicians and
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