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Defining Primary Care:: An Interim Report Contents     SUMMARY   1  PART 1:   INTRODUCTION   3      Purpose of Study and of This Interim Report   3      The Contemporary Context for the Definition   3      Why a New Definition Is Needed   5      Critical Assumptions   6      Organization of the Interim Report   7  PART 2:   EARLIER DEFINITIONS OF PRIMARY CARE: A REVIEW   8      Interest in Primary Care   8      Categories Used to Define Primary Care   8      Early Definitions   10      The First IOM Definition   10      Distinguishing Public and Personal Health Services   11      The 1984 Report on Community-Oriented Primary Care   11      A 1992 Assessment of U.S. Primary Care   12      Changes in Health Care Delivery Today   13  PART 3:   THE NEW DEFINITION AND AN EXPLANATION OF TERMS   15      Patient   18      Family   18      Community   18

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Defining Primary Care:: An Interim Report      Clinician   20      Partnership   20      Health Care Needs and Health Care Services   21      Integrated   22      Accessible   28      Accountable   29  PART 4:   ACHIEVING THE GOALS OF PRIMARY CARE AS DEFINED   34  PART 5:   ISSUES TO BE ADDRESSED IN THE FULL REPORT   35     REFERENCES   39     APPENDIX: CHARACTERISTICS OF PRIMARY CARE DESCRIBED IN THE FIRST IOM REPORT (IOM 1978)   41