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Fig. 1 | BMC Health Services Research

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From: Analysis of the implementation of an innovative IT solution to improve waiting times, communication with primary care and efficiency in Rheumatology

Fig. 1

Process before the implementation of the innovative IT solution: original referral circuit and consultations from Primary Care to Rheumatology. PCP: Primary Care Physician; PE: physical exam; IANUS: electronic health record system in Galicia; PC: Primary care. The patient is referred to Rheumatology without a prioritization or without further request of tests. When seen (face-to-face) in Rheumatology, the patient is completely unknown to the rheumatologist

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