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Lawrence P. Casalino
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C3 model would see many fewer patients in per-
son. They would use the time saved to focus on
communication via phone, e-mail, and longer
office visits; on coordination of care; and on
caring for the practice’s population of patients.
nel and organized processes suggested by the
chronic care and patient-centered medical home
models, suchas registries,patientand physician
reminders, and nurse care managers. The C3
model would not be an independent model,
but rather an essential, and ideally widely recog-
nized, component of efforts to transform prac-
tices using concepts from the chronic care and
medical home models.NOTES
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