Clinical CareNew Survey Casts Doubt on Severity of Physician Shortage
Most patients are not struggling to schedule new visits with generalists and specialists, new survey finds.
Clinical CareGeisinger Offers Debt-free Primary Care Medical School
Program offered for medical students who'll commit to primary care at the Pennsylvania-based health system after graduating.
Clinical CareWalmart, Doctor on Demand Join Forces in Primary Care Telemedicine Deal
Walmart employees and their dependents in three states will have access to primary care and behavioral health visits with just...
Snooze You Can Use: California Legislates More Sleep For Better Health
A new California law mandates later start times for most students: no earlier than 8 a.m. in middle school and...
StrategyCMS Delays Primary Care First Model Rollout to 2021
CMS says the additional time will be used to evaluate stakeholder feedback.
Clinical CareNumber of Certified Physician Assistants Surging
The number of physician assistants who received certification reached its highest annual mark in 2018.
Clinical CareWant Your Practice to Be Seen as LGBTQ-Inclusive? Drop Some Clues
Subtle signs such as 'safe space' stickers can reassure patients.
Clinical CareShould Medicare Cap GME Funding at $150K Per Resident?
Researchers suggest that a cap on per-resident funding could rechannel money toward community-based physician training.
Clinical CareSocial Determinants: Screening Alone Is Not Enough
Several physician organizations are beginning to work on what comes next.
StrategyWalmart Pilots Health Center, Pushing Deeper Into Provider Space Ripe for Disruption
The retail giant has 'bold ambitions to partner' with providers as it aims to make care more affordable and accessible.
Clinical CareDocs Complain to Congress About Prior Authorization Hurdles
Physicians say prior authorization creates undue time burden and administrative costs.
US Obesity Rates Reach Historic Highs
Report calls for sugary drink taxes, expanded nutrition programs and encourages physical activity to address this health crisis.