Primary Care Utilization and Mental Health Diagnoses Among Adult Patients Requiring Interpreters: a Retrospective Cohort Study
Journal of General Internal Medicine, 07/16/2012
Flynn PM et al. – interpreters (IS) patients visited primary care (PC) more often than their counterparts and were more often high utilizers of care. Two sources of high utilization, mental health diagnoses and somatic symptoms, differed appreciably between the populations and may be contributing factors.