Table 3.

Example Visit Patterns Contrasting COC and VE

PatternDescriptionCOCVE
AVisiting the primary physician 5 times, the care team advanced practitioner 3 times, and an endocrinologist twice.0.242.37
BVisiting the primary physician twice, and seeing 4 other clinicians a total of once each for acute visits.0.073.42
CVisiting only the primary physician 4 times.1.002.04
DVisiting only the primary physician twice.1.003.11
  • COC, Bice-Boxerman continuity of care index; VE, visit entropy.