hcq volume 19, issue 2, P24-28 2016 DOI: 10.12927/hcq.2016.24695 View full text
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Ross Upshur

Abstract: AbstractTen years ago, complexity was not a term often used in primary care. In the last decade, however, the population seen in primary care has shifted, posing substantial challenges for both primary care providers and health systems. In this essay, I will document the approaches that evolved in an academic family practice environment to address the challenges posed by complex patients typified by multiple concurrent chronic conditions and social determinants challenges. I will describe the research that le…

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