Clinical CareHas Your Doctor Asked You About Climate Change?
WHO calls climate change 'the greatest health challenge of the 21st century,' and a dozen U.S. medical societies urge action...
Clinical CareHow To Get A Cheaper Prescription Before Leaving The Doctor's Office
A growing number of health systems and insurers providing real-time drug pricing information to physicians so they can help patients...
Clinical CareNew 4-Part Framework Helps Physicians, Community Partners Address Social Determinants of Health
A new proposal provides guidance for partnerships between primary care practices and community-based organizations to address social needs.
Clinical CareAmerican Medical Students Less Likely To Choose To Become Primary Care Doctors
This year, the percentage of primary care positions filled by fourth-year medical students was the lowest on record.
Clinical CareNew Capitation Payment Model for Primary Care Boosts Quality
A new capitated payment model in Hawaii shifts primary care physicians away from fee-for-service reimbursement.
StrategyBCBS Minnesota Buys Minority Stake in North Memorial Health Clinics
The ownership structure aims to lower care costs by up to 20% over five years, by focusing on value-based care.
Clinical CareDelivering Primary Care at Mental Health Clinics Wins in Trial
Physical health markers in mentally ill patients improved under 'reverse co-location' model.
FinanceMedicare's 'Primary Care First' Program Has Its Skeptics
The initiative is too focused on cutting hospitalizations and doesn't have enough money for doctors, critics say.
NursingFinal PACE Rule Allows Non-Physicians to Fill PCP Shoes for Some Services
The update is designed to bolster protections and improve care for program participants while easing up on the administrative and...
New Physicians Barraged With Job Offers
The demand for physicians is so frantic that 64% of the 391 residents who answered the survey said recruiters were...
StrategyCMS Primary Cares: 5 Steps to Assess Your Readiness
Despite the benefits of primary care, there are some important steps healthcare incumbents should take in deciding whether and how...
StrategyMedicare Just Invited More Competitors Into Value-Based Primary Care
Even as some important questions remain unanswered, the CMS Primary Cares Initiative is generating a lot of excitement. Observers say...