Tag Archives: Primary Health Care

The Changing Face of Primary Care: An Overview

The shortage of primary care physicians (PCPs) in the United States has been a well publicized and well documented issue. However, the solutions to the various issues faced by primary care in the country have been obscure even after the … Continue reading

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Group Appointments: A new niche for Primary Care Practice

Group appointment, also referred to as shared medical appointment, includes multiple patients seen as a group for follow-up or routine care. These visits are voluntary for patients and provide a secure but interactive setting in which patients have: improved access … Continue reading

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PCMH: Assisting Primary Care Physicians as well as Patients

A Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is not a particular type of hospital or building but an alternative approach to delivering health care that provides coordinated, continuous patient-centric medical care, managed by a team of individuals led by a physician. … Continue reading

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Primary Healthcare: A Critical Reassessment in the Changing Healthcare Scenario

The Primary Health Care (PHC) system in the US has so far served as a platform for providing frontline care with services provided by medical professionals ranging from family physicians and assistants, internal medicine specialists, nursing practitioners and clinicians. However, … Continue reading

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