The Ambulatory Sentinel Practice Network: purpose, methods, and policies

Journal Name: 
J.Fam.Pract.
Authors: 
Green,L.A.
Wood,M.
Becker,L.
Farley,E.S.,Jr.
Freeman,W.L.
Froom,J.
Hames,C.
Niebauer,L.J.
Rosser,W.W.
Seifert,M.
Abstract: 
The Ambulatory Sentinel Practice Network (ASPN) is a network of primary health care practices across the United States and Canada offering (1) a laboratory for the study of populations under the care of primary care providers, and (2) surveillance of primary care problems and services. This paper reports the methods and policies developed and used by ASPN to conduct studies and describes the initial sentinel practices
2
1984
Volume: 
18
Pages: 
275-280
Keywords: 
Adolescent, Adult, Aged, Ambulatory, ASPN, Canada, Child, Child,Preschool, Confidentiality, Data Collection, Female, Governing Board, Health, health care, Humans, Infant, Informed Consent, Laboratories, laboratory, Male, Methods, Middle Aged, organization & administration, Organizational Objectives, Paper, Policy Making, population, primary care, Primary Health Care, provider, Quality Control, Research, Standards, United States