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Table 1 Organizational and Patients’ Characteristics among the Three Primary Care Models1,2

From: Multidisciplinary work promotes preventive medicine and health education in primary care: a cross-sectional survey

  Independent physician model Team model Collaboration model
n = 92 n = 264 n = 30
Personnel Physicians Physicians Physicians
Nurses
dietitians Nurses
Social-worker
Clinic Ownership Physician’s clinic MHS’ clinic Physician’s clinic
Nurse’s clinic
Supporting staff Physicians’ choice MHS’ allocation Physicians’ / Nurses’ choice
Patients’ Affiliation Physician Physician Physician
Nurse
Clinical Goals Physicians’ goals Physicians’ goals Physicians’ goals
No team goals Nurses’ goals
Fee Policies Per capita Supplementation according to defined outcomes achieved Physicians Only Physicians and Nurses
Per capita Per capita
Supplementation according to defined outcomes achieved Supplementation according to defined outcomes achieved
All other professional Nurses only
Salary Supplementation according to defined counseling activities conducted (smoking cessation counseling, diabetic guidance etc.)
No supplementation according to defined outcomes achieved
Patients’ Gender (Male)1,2 55.8 52.3 58.4
Patients’ Age (Years) 2,3 64.3 ± 12 64.2 ± 12 63.4 ± 13
Patients’ Morbidity Levels 2,3,4 1.04 ± 1.26 1.08 ± 1.27 1.10 ± 1.25
  1. 1Percentage within the model’s population
  2. 2p < 0.001
  3. 3Mean ± SD
  4. 4Charlson Score on December 31st, 2015