Primary Care

Significant Loss of Employees Expected for Local, State Public Health Workforce

Significant Loss of Employees Expected for Local, State Public Health Workforce

The public health workforce at the local and state levels will experience a significant loss of employees through 2020.

Twenty-Four Hour Primary Care Clinics Can Improve Patient Care

Twenty-Four Hour Primary Care Clinics Can Improve Patient Care

A 24-hour primary care clinic with multiple doctors offering round-the-clock care would actualize better and more sustainable care.

Are High Physician Salaries to Blame for US Health Care Costs?

Are High Physician Salaries to Blame for US Health Care Costs?

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One physician shares his opinions on whether high physician salaries are contributing to the growing cost of health care.

Attributes of High-Value Primary Care Identified

Attributes of High-Value Primary Care Identified

To identify attributes of care delivery that could possibly explain a high ranking on value, physicians experienced in primary care assessment visited 12 high-value and 4 average-value sites.

Pharmacy-Driven Model of Primary Care Preferred by Patients

Pharmacy-Driven Model of Primary Care Preferred by Patients

Patients express preference for a pharmacy-driven model of primary care vs a pharmacy offering primary care services.

Primary Care Demand Projected to Increase by 2023

Primary Care Demand Projected to Increase by 2023

The demand for primary care physicians is projected to increase 18.0% between 2013 and 2023.

High Rates of Patient Dismissal in Primary Care Practices

High Rates of Patient Dismissal in Primary Care Practices

The majority of medical practices have dismissed patients.

Nurse Practitioners Increasingly Choosing Primary Care

Nurse Practitioners Increasingly Choosing Primary Care

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Nurse practitioners are choosing primary care at a higher rate than physicians and physician assistants.

How Do We Optimize Time With Patients In Primary Care?

How Do We Optimize Time With Patients In Primary Care?

Some activities may be delegated or accomplished outside of the visit using a different modality.

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