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Lifestyle, not just financial decisions, drive exodus from primary care

Lifestyle, not just financial decisions, drive exodus from primary care. This post by ACP Member Kevin Pho, MD, originally appeared on MedPage Today's KevinMD.com.
March 2021

Longer lifespans emerge in Down syndrome

Last said. For primary care physicians striving to help patients with Down syndrome, the tendency to adhere to routine can help drive healthier behaviors, Dr. ... More physicians could assume primary care for these adults with the help of the latest
February 2021

QD: News Every Day--Primary care pay increased in 2009 despite Medicare

TwitDoc, WWTV/WWUP-TV News). But, primary care physicians saw a 2.8% median compensation increase in 2009, according to a Medical Group Management Association survey. ... MGMA attributed the rise to employers’ and payers’ increased commitment to
March 2021

Too many definitions for primary care and this is the problem!

Back when I was a young pup, primary care had one clear definition. ... But when legislators and policy wonks hear primary care, they think simple care.
March 2021

Direct primary care--understand the appeal before you criticize

Direct primary care--understand the appeal before you criticize. ACP has an excellent position paper on direct primary care, Assessing the Patient Care Implications of “Concierge” and Other Direct Patient Contracting ... Full disclosure, my colleague
March 2021

QD: News Every Day--Primary care shortage worsening across the country

QD: News Every Day--Primary care shortage worsening across the country. Primary care shortages are worsening around the country. ... Primary care physicians in each community note that more patients defer care, seek it out in emergency rooms or travel
March 2021

Primary care to specialists: We should talk more often

Primary care to specialists: We should talk more often. Whenever I refer a patient to a specialist, a copy of the patient's recent notes, labs and diagnostic tests is faxed ... But that vision is pretty far away. Until then, primary care doctors and
March 2021

Mental health needs integration into the primary care setting

Mental health needs integration into the primary care setting. I briefly scanned the Robert Wood Johnson synthesis report on mental and medical co-morbidity so I thought I'd summarize the ... They are at greater risk of dying and the most costly to care
March 2021

How much do patients value a primary care visit?

And therein lies the disconnect between the actual cost of providing primary care and what patients perceive that number to be. ... Until we better bridge that gap, it’s unlikely that primary care will escape its financial woes anytime soon. .
March 2021

Antibiotic resistance--should we blame primary care or ICU physicians?

Antibiotic resistance--should we blame primary care or ICU physicians? The title of the post poses a somewhat silly question.
March 2021

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