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Descriptor English: Delivery of Health Care, Integrated
Descriptor Spanish: Prestación Integrada de Atención de Salud
Descriptor Portuguese: Prestação Integrada de Cuidados de Saúde
Descriptor French: Prestation intégrée de soins de santé
Entry term(s): Delivery System, Integrated
Delivery Systems, Integrated
Integrated Delivery System
Integrated Delivery Systems
Integrated Health Care Systems
System, Integrated Delivery
Systems, Integrated Delivery
Tree number(s): N04.590.374.142
N05.300.262
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019033
Scope note: A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)
Annotation: specify geog if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Delivery of Health Care (1985-1995)
Public MeSH Note: 96
History Note: 96
DeCS ID: 32782
Unique ID: D019033
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Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1995/05/26
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Delivery of Health Care, Integrated - Preferred
Concept UI M0028411
Scope note A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)
Preferred term Delivery of Health Care, Integrated
Integrated Health Care Systems - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0028410
Preferred term Integrated Health Care Systems
Integrated Delivery Systems - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0028409
Preferred term Integrated Delivery Systems
Entry term(s) Delivery System, Integrated
Delivery Systems, Integrated
Integrated Delivery System
System, Integrated Delivery
Systems, Integrated Delivery



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