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Check back regularly for the latest survey results and updates. For data from the previous survey, see Week 19 Results. Who replied to the survey in Week 20? The Primary Care Collaborative is partnering with the Larry A. Green Center to...
WASHINGTON, September 22, 2020 – Primary care has not regained all of the strength it had before the pandemic, according to the results of a new survey of primary care clinicians released today by the Larry A. Green Center, a research...
It’s widely accepted that fee-for-service payment, the principal payment mechanism used for primary care in the U.S., is incompatible with achieving accessible, patient-centered, high-quality care. The COVID-19 crisis and resulting...
The PCC is among many national organizations throwing their support behind the Broadband Reform and Investment to Drive Growth in the Economy (BRIDGE) Act of 2020, introduced this summer by U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), who said...
The disproportionate effect of school closures on low-income children, who are less likely to have access to computers, home internet connections and direct instruction from teachers, has been well documented. Less recognized are the...
Editor’s note: The COVID-19 pandemic and this summer’s protests against police brutality have elevated the national conversation on racial injustice and how it manifests in economic and health inequities in communities of color. The Black...
It’s back-to-school time, but this year, the exuberance of children returning to learning has been dampened by the concerns and questions the coronavirus pandemic raises.   The U.S. has already seen school-age children and college-age...
Calvin C.J. Sia, M.D., FAAP, father of the medical home concept of care and Emergency Medical Services for Children Program, died Aug. 19 in Honolulu at age 93.
CHICAGO, September 1, 2020 — Oak Street Health, a network of primary care centers that delivers value-based care to adults on Medicare, today announced a collaboration with Walmart to bring Oak Street Health clinics to three Walmart...
WASHINGTON, September 1, 2020 – The Larry A. Green Center, in collaboration with the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC), today released new data that shows that primary care is shrinking at precisely the time it is needed to help the...
Walgreens has added the former leader of a rival it once tried to buy, as the drugstore chain works through a COVID sales slump, a major push into primary care and a looming CEO departure.
Telehealth is a bit of American ingenuity that seems to have paid off in the coronavirus pandemic. Medicare temporarily waived restrictions predating the smartphone era and now there’s a push to make telemedicine widely available in the...
Corona Virus
Check back weekly for the latest survey results and updates. For data from the previous survey, see Week 18 Results. Who replied to the survey in Week 19? The Primary Care Collaborative is partnering with the Larry A. Green Center to...
As the realization settles in that the pandemic will stretch into multiple quarters rather than multiple months, CEOs must again grapple with how to advise their employees on returning to the office. In March, many initially set an...
Aetna is partnering with WellBe Senior Medical, a relative newcomer, to deliver primary care services to about 10,000 high-risk seniors in their homes, according to WellBe CEO Jeff Kang, who is also a physician. The program launched in...
A 7.5-hour self-care program focusing on mindfulness improved well-being for a team of healthcare professionals, researchers said.
Corona Virus
Check back weekly for the latest survey results and updates. For data from the previous survey, see Week 17 Results. Who replied to the survey in Week 18? The Primary Care Collaborative is partnering with the Larry A. Green Center to...
Rideshare company Lyft wants to continue pushing into healthcare, particularly in Medicare and Medicaid. So, it just brought on a new executive to help the Lyft healthcare team navigate the complexities of regulations and policy.  Lyft...
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Friday that it has created its first list of medical supplies that are facing a shortage just hours after President Trump touted the administration's production of personal protective...
Kroger and CVS Health [a PCC Executive Member] are pitching Covid-19 testing programs to employers, such as colleges and manufacturing plants. The retailers are focused on the business-to-business approach as testing delays cause...

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