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WASHINGTON, February 24, 2021—The Larry A. Green Center, in collaboration with the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) and 3rd Conversation, today released new data showing that primary care is willing to help meet the nation’s COVID-19...
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Check back regularly for the latest survey results and updates. For data from the previous survey, see Round 25 Results. The Primary Care Collaborative is partnering with the Larry A. Green Center to regularly survey primary care...
For Black Americans, Covid-19 is another brutal reminder of the racist legacy of the American healthcare system. A disproportionate number of the 500,000 Americans who have died of coronavirus are Black. Yet African Americans and other...
WASHINGTON, February 10, 2021—The Larry A. Green Center, in collaboration with the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) and 3rd Conversation, today released new data showing that 8 in 10 primary care practices are ready and willing to assist...
About half of American adults said they or members of their households delayed medical care because of the pandemic in its early days. Radiologists and other physicians saw preventive screenings for breast and cervical cancer drop by 94...
Corona Virus
Check back regularly for the latest survey results and updates. For data from the previous survey, see Round 24 Results. The Primary Care Collaborative is partnering with the Larry A. Green Center to regularly survey primary care...
An earlier version of this article was published in the January 2021 issue of PCC's Executive Member Update, the monthly newsletter for PCC members. Below is an expanded version of the article. The UPMC Health Plan is a longtime member of...
A national survey found that 15% of health care workers who had been offered the vaccine said no, with nursing home personnel more likely to refuse than hospital staffers.
“Among people who are vaccine hesitant, trust for their healthcare professionals, their doctors and nurses, is much, much higher than for the government, the pharmaceutical companies.”
Even as manufacturers reported extraordinary efficacy results for the first COVID-19 vaccine candidates, a nationwide survey by CVS Health (a PCC Executive Member) found significant hesitancy to getting vaccinated among respondents. Our...
Researchers examines how policymakers can learn from primary care providers’ experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic to better support community-based health providers. The decisions by private insurers and the Center for Medicare...
WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2021—The Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) is welcoming two new members to its board of directors in 2021: Laura Sessums, JD, MD, Chief Care Transformation, Medical Director at Anthem, Inc.; and Baligh Yehia, MD, MPP,...
In December 2020, Delaware’s Office of Value-Based Health Care Delivery issued a new report on healthcare affordability standards that includes plans to “more than double primary care spending in the commercial fully insured market by 2025...
A consortium of New England States, known as NESCSO, recently released a first-of-its-kind regional report on levels of primary care investment across six states. The analysis, based on administrative claims data for 7.2 million commercial...
In a letter sent Jan. 26, the Washington Health Alliance (Alliance) and the Purchaser Business Group on Health, formerly Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH), a PCC Executive Member, join with purchasers in expressing support for the...
As an emergency medicine physician with regular exposure to Covid-19 patients, I knew I would be prioritized for vaccination. However, for many months, I was decidedly and definitely against being among the first to get the shot. Instead,...
Doctors’ offices are overflowing with inquiries from patients who hope to get the vaccine, even though most physicians do not have doses to offer. Overwhelmed with all the requests, staff members in some private medical offices are sending...
Black Americans have been catching the coronavirus, getting severely ill and dying from it, at a rate higher than other racial and ethnic groups in the U.S. Black Americans are also less likely to want to get the COVID-19 vaccine,...
States are rushing to administer the COVID-19 vaccines as fast as possible, and some states have been more successful than others.  North Dakota has one of the best vaccination rates in the country, according to data from the CDC. The...

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