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Analyzing Annals: Principles Supporting Dynamic Clinical Care Teams: An American College of Physicians Position Paper

The U.S. health care system is undergoing a shift from individual clinician practice toward team-based care. In this position paper, the ACP presents its position on clinical care teams.

Read Principles Supporting Dynamic Clinical Care Teams: An American College of Physicians Position Paper and consider the following:

  • What is driving the emphasis on health care teams?
  • The ACP outlines several advantages to care teams for both the care of individual patients and public health. Are there potential downsides?
  • Should the physician always be at the “head” of the team? Consider the argument against this offered by an editorial from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Perspectives are also offered by a practicing internist.
  • What do you know about “fee-for-service” payments? What incentives and penalties in payment systems are being implemented to encourage the adoption of care team models?

Back to November 2013 Issue of IMpact

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