Primary care value is high, threats are higher
In this Healthcare IT News article you'll learn about:
- Primary care in the U.S. is at an inflection point. The value of primary care physicians has never been higher, but the threats to them have never been greater.
- America spends half what other developed countries spend on primary care compared to other areas of healthcare.
- Physician burnout is a major cause of excess U.S. health spending annually. We need to reimagine primary care itself. Enabling PCPs to be leaders of integrated teams that include their own office staff, plus additional virtual team members might be the answer.