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More than one in four adults in the United States experience a behavioral health concern each year. For those seeking help, the first stop is often a primary care provider. Yet, many primary care providers lack the knowledge, time, and...
The Trump administration on August 11 announced it is further transforming the nation’s rural healthcare system by unleashing innovation through new funding opportunities that will increase access and improve quality. The Community Health...
COVID-19 threatens our health care system in the present but also risks its future by delaying the adoption of value-based care. The longer we proceed under pure fee-for-service models, the longer health care costs will spiral with limited...
A new interactive database from KFF’s Kaiser Health News (KHN) and Guardian US reveals that many of the more than 900 U.S. health care workers who have died in the fight against COVID-19 worked in facilities with shortages of protective...
The field of medicine has long skewed white and male. Only 5 percent of the American physician work force is African-American, and roughly 2 percent are Black women. Emergency medicine is even more predominantly white, with just 3 percent...
Most companies don’t have a chief medical officer, but more are exploring their options as they seek health expertise. Traditionally, companies with CMOs tended to be health-care or pharmaceutical companies or big hospital systems, where...
In response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the American Society of Clinical Oncology recommends, “to conserve health system resources and reduce patient contact with health care facilities,… that cancer screening...
This Q&A is republished from the July 2020 Executive Member Update (monthly e-newsletter). It is a new feature of the newsletter. Each issue includes a short profile of an individual who works in primary care. It is a way of...
The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) sponsors National Health Center Week every year, and for 2020, this commemoration is August 9-15. The week is designed to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of...
Change has been a constant for primary care during the COVID-19 pandemic – for better or for worse. Reforms that the primary care community had been slowly and diligently pushing for over many years or longer have been accelerated at warp...
Corona Virus
Check back weekly for the latest survey results and updates. For data from the previous survey, see Week 16 Results. Who replied to the survey in Week 17? The Primary Care Collaborative is partnering with the Larry A. Green Center to...
Geisinger has been a PCC Executive Member since June 2019. It was founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, widow of iron magnate George Geisinger, to provide care for her central Pennsylvania community. Since then, it has...
Corona Virus
Check back weekly for the latest survey results and updates. For data from the previous survey, see Week 15 Results. Who replied to the survey in Week 16? The Primary Care Collaborative is partnering with the Larry A. Green Center to...
On July 23, PCC joined many other leading organizations in the primary care community in an hour-long chat on Twitter about the role of telehealth in primary care during the coronavirus pandemic. If you missed the conversation, you can...
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2020 – The Larry A. Green Center, in collaboration with the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC), today released new data showing nearly 9 in 10 primary care practices continue to face significant difficulties with COVID-...
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced July 15 the official launch of Time for Care, a campaign that reinforces the importance of accessing primary health care. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many Americans have appropriately focused...
According to new data published June 26 by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the U.S. could see an estimated shortage of between 21,400 and 55,200 primary care physicians by 2033. Those figures are part of the overall...
Corona Virus
Check back weekly for the latest survey results and updates. For data from the previous survey, see Week 14 Results. Who replied to the survey in Week 15? The Larry A. Green Center, the Primary Care Collaborative and 3rd Conversation are...
WASHINGTON (July 1, 2020) – The Larry A. Green Center, in collaboration with the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) and 3rd Conversation, today released new data showing that more than 35 percent of primary care clinicians report practices...

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