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VHA Primary Care Analytics Team

The Relationship between Routine Follow-Up Appointments and Access to Primary Care

by Megan Ellis Price, MS
Seminar date: 7/17/2019

Description: We find that shorter average primary care follow-up times are associated with better satisfaction with access for patients needing urgent or routine care. We find strong effects at the higher end of the follow-up time distribution. Intended audience: Medical center managers, practitioners and researchers focused on access to care.

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