Integrated care: final objective or fortuitous by-product?

Gillam, Stephen
September 2012
British Journal of General Practice;Sep2012, Vol. 62 Issue 602, p456
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the role of integrated care, which has long been confused between a final objective or a by-product. He says integrated care has been always considered as a way to address challenges associated in the fragmentation and specialization of care. He believes that the lack of common definitions for concepts underlying integrated care is the most challenging part of investigation in this area. He concludes that their is no single solution to integrated care.


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