QD: News Every Day--How the primary care shortage plays out. ACP Internist looks at how states are using grants to fix their primary care shortages. ... Alaska also needs primary care doctors, so the state senate is pushing through recruiting incentives
Primary care tops locum tenens requests. The front page of today's Wall Street Journal has a story on the rising demand for temp surgeons in the face of a nationwide ... According to a survey by national locum tenens company Staff Care, primary care
Braun said. “What it does to primary care physicians is it increases our burden of work substantially, because we are being asked to evaluate and potentially authorize services and supplies that ... Primary care doctors and orthopedic surgeons are
QD: News Every Day--Medicaid patients face twice as many barriers to primary care. ... Twice as many Medicaid patients report barriers to primary care and use the emergency department twice as often as their privately insured peers, according to a study.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/06/gastro.htm. Gastroesophageal reflux disease, rectal bleeding, and chronic diarrhea can be controlled better by applying high-value care. ... Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most common
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2011/06/knee.htm. Knee injuries are a common complaint attended to in the primary care setting. ... The workup on workout injuries is easy in a primary care setting, according to one orthopedist.
A: I was in the midst of my geriatrics fellowship at Harvard looking for a research project and was taking care of a panel of older patients, and lo and behold ... Q: For primary care physicians considering this research, what are some key factors to
Sheer numbers, coupled with high expectations of this population, pose a problem for primary care. ... And primary care doctors can't anticipate much backup, since geriatricians remain a scarce resource, with just one for every 2,500 older Americans.
QD: News Every Day--Novel approaches to fill primary care needs. New primary care arrangements show how primary care is evolving--or splitting apart, depending upon one's perspective. ... Even pharmacists are getting in on primary care. Blue Shield of
In 2003-2004, there was not a single primary care physician treating hepatitis C in all of New Mexico.”. ... For more on nationwide hepatitis efforts, read the related article, “Primary care integral to new national viral hepatitis action plan.”).