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Kaiser Health News (KHN) and Guardian US today launched Lost on the Frontline, a special project aiming to document the life of every health care worker in America who dies from COVID-19 during the pandemic. This includes medical...
WASHINGTON — The coronavirus pandemic, which has fueled widespread speculation about potential long-term changes to American life, is already causing one important shift: It has accelerated moves to restructure how basic medical care is...
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Check back weekly for the latest survey results and updates. For last week's data, see Week 3 Results. Who replied to the survey in Week 4? Over 1,000 primary care clinicians responded to the survey in week 4. Responses spanned 49 states...
The Primary Care Collaborative (PCC), in partnership with The Larry A. Green Center, today released results of a real-time survey of primary care clinicians conducted April 3-6, measuring the impact of COVID-19 on their practices.   This...
The Primary Care Collaborative, in partnership with The Larry A. Green Center, just released real-time survey results of primary care clinicians (conducted March 27-30), measuring the impact of COVID-19 on their practices. This is the...
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Check back weekly for the latest survey results and updates. For last week's data, see Week 2 Results. Who replied to the survey in Week 3? The number of respondents to the survey continues to grow. This week, 713 primary care physicians...
The Primary Care Collaborative, in partnership with The Larry A. Green Center, just released real-time survey results of primary care clinicians (conducted March 20-23), measuring the impact of COVID-19 on their practices. “There’s a...
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The coronavirus is having a major impact on the U.S. health care system—including primary care. To track the impact of the coronavirus and what is needed to respond, the Primary Care Collaborative partnering with the Larry A. Green Center...
The PCC recently signed on to Families USA's letter to Congress, urging them to pass legislation that provides aid allowing fiscal assistance for the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Health IT leaders at hospitals and health systems are fast-tracking major technology projects—some in a matter of days. As coronavirus cases rapidly increase in the U.S., healthcare chief information officers (CIOs) and IT executives are...
PCC and the Larry Green Center partnered to release a real-time survey of clinicians to get a glimpse of the effect of COVID-19 on their practices. 
Corona Virus
The coronavirus is rapidly impacting the U.S. health care system—including primary care. To track its impact and what’s needed to respond, the Primary Care Collaborative has partnered with the Larry A. Green Center, which is conducting a...
PCC is excited to sign on to the American Academy of Pediatrics's letter of support for the Kid's Access to Primary Care Act of 2020. Ensuring that children have consistent access to quality care is essential. The Act would bring Medicaid...
The PCC is excited to sign on to the a letter supporting Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) and their efforts to reintroduce the Protecting Jessica Grubb's Legacy Act.  This bipartisan legislation will modernize...
It is well understood that stress is a significant predictor of poor mental and physical health and health-harming behaviors, such as alcohol and substance use, poor sleep, and so forth. The unequal distribution of stressors is believed to...
As health care payment models become more value-based, health care systems are increasingly interested in approaches that address both medical needs and social determinants of health.    This isn’t surprising. Services delivered in the...
The United States spends roughly twice as much on health as other developed countries, over $10,000 per person in 2017. But compared with its peers, the U.S. spends less than half as much on primary care, and maybe that’s the problem....
Primary care is at the heart of the care delivery system. Over three-quarters of the general population only require primary care services in a given year. Yet primary care rates have been declining in recent years. Such a contrast...
Visits to primary care doctors have been falling for decades in the U.S., and rising out-of-pocket costs are the main, although not the only, reason why. That is the conclusion of two recent studies of trends in visits to primary care...
The United States ranks lower in many healthcare measures than other similarly developed nations, an issue that can largely be credited to poor access to primary or preventive care, according to a new report from the Commonwealth Fund....

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