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Can MLPs lead the care team?

Primary care will be delivered increasingly by non-physician clinicians in the future. How will patients fare? Doug McIntosh / Flickr (Creative Commons) There is an increasing shortage of primary [...]

December 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

EHR’s & Physician Productivity

A majority of doctors are dissatisfied with EHRs citing productivity losses. But a new study debunks their feelings. The revolution in health information technology (HIT) holds the promise of [...]

December 16, 2013 // 2 Comments

Toward GME Accountability

An analysis of over 750 institutions shows that fewer than one-quarter of doctors train as primary care providers. Dr. Candice Chen and colleagues attempted to assess outcomes of the nearly $10 [...]

August 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

Will primary care fail us?

Coverage expansions will expose serious gaps in the primary care workforce in many regions of the country. The Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion is set to take place in just over half of the [...]

July 1, 2013 // 1 Comment

New-Age American Health Care System (Part 2)

In Part 2 of a discussion from the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Conference in Louisville, KY this past weekend, Bryant Cameron Webb and I discussed changes to the practice of [...]

April 2, 2013 // 1 Comment

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