Family physicians (FPs) provided 30 percent of inpatient newborn care in Maine in the year 2000. FPs cared for a large proportion of newborns, especially those insured by Medicaid and in smaller, rural hospitals where FPs also delivered babies. Family medicine's commitment to serve vulnerable populations of newborns requires continued federal, state, and institutional support for training and development of future FPs.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||1|
|Journal||American family physician|
|State||Published - Aug 15 2003|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Family Practice