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Primary Health Care: Open Access

ISSN - 2167-1079

Promoting primary care to improve population health

Annual Congress & Medicare Expo on Primary Healthcare

April 25-27, 2016 Dubai, UAE

Leiyu Shi

Johns Hopkins University, USA

Posters & Accepted Abstracts: Primary Health Care

Abstract :

This presentation uses evidence from around the world to demonstrate the efficacy of primary care and its potential as an effective approach to improve the health and health care experiences of population and patients. The presentation has four parts. Conceptualizing primary care, the concept and practice of primary care will be defined, its essential attributes highlighted, distinctions from primary health care drawn, and its measurement delineated and operationalized. Efficacy of primary care, evidence from around the world will be drawn to demonstrate that advancing primary care can improve population health and the quality of health care experience, reduce health disparities, and contain health care costs. Innovative primary care practices, I will highlight innovative primary care practices from three aspects: system, practice, and use of technology. Finally, in part 4, a course of action will be presented.

Biography :