TITLE

A disruptive innovation

AUTHOR(S)
LONG, DAYNA
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Contemporary Pediatrics;Sep2013, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author states that the medical system of the U.S. needs a disruptive innovation in order to systematically address patients' lack of basic needs, such as unstable housing, food insecurity and child care. She believes that managing health inequities within the patient examination room by way of technology will enable physicians to practice the art of medicine more effectively and efficiently. She provides details on California's health program called Family Information and Navigation Desk.
ACCESSION #
90248903

 

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