Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Delivering Health Care - Part 2
Lecture:Outpatient Facilities and Primary Care
Slide content:The Patient-Clinician Relationship 3.1 Image: Primary Care: America's Health in a New Era-1996. 8
Slide notes:This figure shows the patient-clinician relationship and the interdependence of the constituents in primary care. At the center of the figure are intersecting circles representing the clinician and the patient and demonstrating the centrality of the patient-clinician relationship. The clinician is part of a team that delivers health care and the team functions within an integrated delivery system, as shown by the circles to the left of the figure. The patient is nurtured by family and exists within a community, as shown by the circles to the right of the figure. This figure demonstrates a model of community-oriented health care . 8