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Nov. 21, 2017

Individual determinants of integrated care for indigent patients: an experimental study in Brussels: Pierre Smith

Region: Europe Scientific publication Empowering and engaging people and communities, Strengthening governance and accountability, Coordinating services within and across sectors Source: European Journal of Public Health

In metropolitan area, socially deprived patients with chronic disease undergo the fragmentation of health and social care services because of their complex needs. Integration of health and social care would benefit these patientes, however, it is not feasible or appropriate to integrate all the services for all vulnerable patients. This study aims at identifying the indicidual determinants of deprived patients´preferences in integration of health and social care.