What drives patients' choice of care setting?
from MedPage Today
In recent decades, healthcare providers have developed several alternatives to traditional physician office and emergency room visits, including urgent care centers, retail clinics, telemedicine, and app-driven home health visits. Survey data collected from more than 5,000 University of California Irvine employees shows patients make rational choices of care settings based largely on medical condition severity and patient characteristics, according to an analysis published in Health Services Research.
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