Clinical CareHow to Reduce Anxiety and Burnout at Primary Care Practices
Change such as the adoption of new information technology can wreak havoc among primary care practice staff members.
InnovationWalgreens and VillageMD to Open Hundreds of Primary Care Offices in Retail Locations
Retail healthcare sector heats up with five-year plan calling for opening up to 700 full-service physician offices co-located in Walgreens...
FinancePrimary Care Practice Losses Could Total $15.1B Nationally
Over the course of 2020, primary care practices will be expected to lose an estimated $67,774 in gross revenue per...
InnovationIs Virtual Primary Care the Next Big Disrupter in Telehealth?
The career path of MDLIVE's new chief medical officer may reflect the trajectory of primary care practitioners as the industry...
Clinical CarePhysician Practices Pursue Four Financial Strategies to Survive Pandemic
The COVID-19 crisis has been a financial fiasco for physician practices, including decreased patient volume and canceled elective surgeries.
Clinical CareWhen a Doctor No Longer Accepts Medicare, Patients Left Holding the Bag
Many primary care doctors have argued that Medicare doesn't reimburse them adequately and requires too much paperwork.
Clinical CareRapid Changes to Health System Spurred By COVID Might Be Here to Stay
But the COVID-19 pandemic has forced sudden major changes to the nation's health care system that are unlikely to be...
Clinical CarePrimary Care Accounts for Small Percentage of Total Healthcare Spending
New research shows that primary care accounted for 5.4% of total healthcare expenditures in 2016.
Clinical CareMore Than Half of Seniors Report Coronavirus-related Care Disruption
A survey of more than 1,000 elderly adults found that 39% canceled or delayed non-essential medical treatment, 32% cancelled primary...
NursingCalifornia Shies Away From Calls To Eliminate Restrictions On Nurse Practitioners
California allows nurse practitioners to work only under the supervision of a doctor, and most limitations on their practice are...
Clinical CareHow AHN is Managing Patient Access During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Allegheny Health Network has set patient access strategies for hospitals and primary care.
Clinical CarePrimary Care Providers Blame COVID-19 for 'Severe' Strain on Practices
More than half (54%) of primary care practices are conducting the majority of their visits by telephone.