Carter R, Lévesque JF, Harper S, Quesnel‐Vallée A. Measuring the effect of Family Medicine Group (FMG) enrolment on avoidable visits to emergency departments by patients with diabetes in Quebec, Canada. Journal of evaluation in clinical practice. 2017 Apr;23(2):369-76.
Summary of Findings: The study finds that for every 10-percentage point increase in the population enrolled with an FMG in the year prior to an event, there was a 3% reduction in avoidable visits to the ED made by an individual.