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Shortage of primary care threatens healthcare system

USA Today, March 13, 2008
Although healthcare is a top domestic priority in the presidential election and there is no lack of ideas on how to fix our system, the candidates are missing the bigger picture, says primary care physician Kevin Pho, MD, in this op-ed piece in USA Today. Primary care should be the backbone of any healthcare system, but the United States takes the opposite approach by emphasizing the specialist rather than the primary care physician, Pho says.