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Primary Care as a Platform For Full Continuum Health Care Risk Management

Klepper, Brian PhD

Journal of Ambulatory Care Management: October/December 2013 - Volume 36 - Issue 4 - p 280–285
doi: 10.1097/JAC.0b013e3182a45077
Original Articles

Health care clinical and financial risk is a multivectored problem, requiring multivectored solutions that extend beyond primary care. Worksite clinics have emerged that leverage empowered primary care, but incorporate a range of tactics aimed at driving appropriate care and cost by disrupting health care's perverse incentives. This article describes some of those approaches and shows evidence of the performance that can result.

WeCare TLC, LLC, Longwood, Florida.

Correspondence: Brian Klepper, PhD, WeCare TLC, LLC, Longwood, FL 32750 (Brian.Klepper@WeCareTLC.com).

Dr Klepper is a Principal and Chief Development Officer in WeCare TLC, LLC, a worksite clinic and medical management firm with clients nationally.

The author has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with, or financial interest in, any commercial companies pertaining to this article.

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