Primary Care Physician

Aetna VP: Time to ask consumers what they want
Jul 20 | Jeff Lagasse
New research shows that consumers want increased flexibility in their access to healthcare, and they…
Racial, gender disparities in Boston hospital leadership echo national trends
Jul 16 | Beth Jones Sanborn
New research found that 80 percent of the 103 clinical department heads at six major…
Highmark saves $260M in avoidable costs through value-based program
Jun 28 | Susan Morse
The insurer rewards physicians in care coordination reimbursements.
Health systems should focus on consumerism
Jun 25 | Jeff Lagasse
Most initiatives generally lack a foundation of consumer insights and analytics, and favor…
Medicare model produces nurses to address care shortage
Jun 21 | Jeff Lagasse
Offering payment to Medicare providers allowed communities to scale up high-quality clinical training for…
AMA sees first oncologist president, first African-American female president-elect
Jun 14 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Barbara McAneny was sworn in as the first oncologist to lead the AMA; Patrice Harris will take the helm in 2019 as…
Whether rural or nonrural, there are more nurse practitioners rounding out practice teams
Jun 11 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The increases come at a time when physician shortages, especially in primary care, loom large.
How telehealth can address physician shortage
Jun 01 | Jeff Lagasse
Being able to connect with patients via video conference, and making diagnoses with high-res images, allows physicians to…
82% of physicians blame burnout on interruptions from tech tools
May 22 | Susan Morse
Even necessary distractions from treating patients, which happen as often as 10 times every hour, trigger stress…
Comprehensive care model reduces expenses
May 17 | Jeff Lagasse
The core element of the model is that the same physician provides care for patients in the clinic as well as in the…