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Primary Care 101: Supply and Demand

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has helped millions of Americans get insured. The hope is that if an individual is insured, he or she is more likely to gain access to primary care. More access to primary care means fewer expensive emergency room [...]

April 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

PCMH falls flat in New Orleans

With the expansion of Medicaid provided by the Affordable Care Act, models like the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) should be analyzed for their potential positive impact on Medicaid populations. A PCMH is a team-based health care delivery [...]

March 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Mid-level providers are moving on up

Over the past several decades, there has been a dire need for primary care services across the United States, especially in rural and poor urban settings. This need has increased dramatically with more citizens insured through the Affordable Care [...]

March 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Toppling the Ivory Tower of Medicine

Last summer’s Institute of Medicine report on Graduate Medical Education (GME) raised vociferous concerns from stakeholders ranging from academic medicine (Association of American Medical Colleges), hospitals (American Hospital Association), and [...]

February 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

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