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On March 5, PCC sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions in support of Dr. Vivek Murthy, who has been nominated by President Joe Biden to be U.S. Surgeon General. The letter said PCC "...
WASHINGTON, March 8, 2021—The Primary Collaborative (PCC), along with a number of its members and members of the Bridging the Chasm Collaborative, is releasing a women-first agenda today, International Women’s Day. This agenda closes the...
This is an article being republished here from the February issue of the PCC's Executive Member newsletter. Each month in the newsletter, the PCC provides a short profile of an individual who works in primary care. It is a way of...
In testimony to the House Committee on Energy & Commerce, Subcommittee on Health, titled The Future of Telehealth: How COVID-19 is Changing the Delivery of Virtual Care, Elizabeth Mitchell, the president and CEO of the Purchaser...
Care Medical, which provides medical services for the app-based Amazon Care, appears to be preparing to expand throughout the country, raising questions about the tech behemoth's future in the healthcare space.  
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a coalition of innovative health care companies launched a group called Moving Health Home to fundamentally change the way policymakers think about the home as a site of clinical service....
President Biden said on Tuesday that a key milestone in the fight against COVID-19 could be reached two months faster than earlier projected. By the end of May, there should be enough vaccine doses for every adult in America, he said — a...
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...
Corona Virus
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,...

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