Medical students who lean toward primary care are more likely to support the Affordable Care Act, according to new research.
Rachael Zimlich, RN
Physicians' views of the medical profession are declining along with the number of patients they are seeing. Find out what's troubling doctors.
Physicians-particularly younger women-are placing more importance on one specific factor more than previous generations when deciding on a job location. Discover what it is.
A new online tool aims to help patients understand their electronic health information and improve their relationships with physicians.
Nurse practitioners do not belong at the helm of Patient-Centered Medical Home and should not be permitted to operate independent of physicians, states a new report from the American Academy of Family Physicians. The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners disagrees.
Lifetime earnings for primary care physicians average as much as $2.5 million below specialist peers, according to a new study.
PCPs under financial stress who don't currently use EHRs are split on whether implementation will help.
A series of new reports from Health Affairs examines new innovations in replacing fee-for-service payment models.
Visits to retail clinics quadrupled from 2007 to 2009, and up to 40% of their patients paid out-of-pocket for their care despite reporting they had a primary care physician.
The American Academy of Family Physicians is asking the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid to adopt several short- and long-term strategies that strengthen the Medicare program through primary care enhancements.