Rethinking integrated care: A systematic hermeneutic review of the literature on integrated care strategies and concepts
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- Integrated care is best understood as an emergent set of practices intrinsically shaped by contextual factors, and not as a single intervention to achieve predetermined outcomes.
- Policies to integrate care that facilitate person‐centered, relationship‐based care can potentially contribute to (but not determine) improved patient experiences.
- There can be an association between improved patient experiences and system benefits, but these...
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