May 28, 2019, Vol 321, No. 20, Pages 1953-2040
Serving Individuals and Populations Within Integrated Health SystemsA Bridge Too Far?
Hamilton Moses III, MD; David H. M. Matheson, JD, MBA; George Poste, DVM, PhD, FRS
JAMA. 2019;321(20):1975-1976. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.2929
This Viewpoint discusses the realities that keep integrated health systems (IHSs) from providing a full range of patient care services from primary through quaternary care, and outlines strategic considerations important for IHS stakeholders to account for if they are to effectively serve their patient communities in a shifting technological and regulatory environment.