QD: News Every Day--Better handoffs needed from ERs back to primary care. ... Many emergency physicians reported that they had no venues for ongoing collaboration with primary care practices in their community.
There is already a shortage of primary care physicians and physicians in some basic specialties like general surgery, neurology and rheumatology. ... population. Primary care doctors spend more time talking with patients and managing health care without
Fincher. “But somehow everybody gets fixated on just the cancer and that connection to the primary care provider gets overlooked.”. ... Delivery of Survivorship Care by Primary Care Physicians: The Perspective of Breast Cancer Patients,” J.J.
Stress, burnout are thinning primary care's ranks. This post by ACP Member Kevin Pho, MD, originally appeared on MedPage Today's KevinMD.com. ... Doctors are also less likely to have their own primary care physician--and more apt to abuse prescription
I rely on patients having an excellent relationship with their primary care providers,” said Dr. ... Michalski JP, Kodner C. Systemic lupus erythematosus: safe and effective management in primary care.
Where: 4 primary care practices in the Houston Methodist health system in Texas. ... We had a celebration when 4 of our primary care practices received their PCMH recognition at the highest level,” she said.
Let's quit admiring the problem of financial conflicts of interest and the primary care labor shortage. ... Primary care has been decimated and the RUC is to blame, pure and simple.
Insurance Companies Should Pay Primary Care Physicians More. This post by Kevin Pho, ACP Member appeared at Better Health. ... Government officials and health insurers pay constant lip service to the importance of primary care.
Finally, Dr. Blaser believes that primary care physicians, who are under tremendous time constraints, need to have better resources at their fingertips to make appropriate prescribing decisions. ... Effect of behavioral interventions on inappropriate
Yet, according to experts, 95% of cases can and should be managed in the primary care setting. ... PAD is a primary care disease.”. Hirsch AT, Haskal ZJ, Hertzer NR, et al.