Power and structure in primary care

Michael A. Weingarten

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The vast majority of medical consultations occur in primary care. Two interacting systems are known to determine how far are primary care physicians equipped to fulfill their role most effectively, and what constraints prevent them from realizing their maximum potential. Medical education which equips doctors for their, and health services administration which enables them to fulfill their role. The interaction between these two systems involves a meeting of differing interests, and inevitably a power game ensues.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)[d]570-572
JournalIsrael Journal of Medical Sciences
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1996
Externally publishedYes


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