Dr. Michael Stein explains the difference between healthcare and public health, arguing that we should pay more attention to preventing conditions before they occur.
Primary care physicians have been experiencing a shortage in recent years. Couple that with a demanding patient load and it’s no surprise that both doctors and patients are feeling slighted.
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A recent survey by Orlando Health finds that many men overestimate how healthy they are, prompting one-third of them to skip their annual health screening.
The US spends more on medical care than other nations while quality still lags behind. A health industry expert explains how increased use of primary care and increased engagement with providers could reverse both trends.
Experts discuss the ramifications of this trend both medically and economically, reasons behind it, and how primary care practitioners are changing the way they work to answer objections.
Experts discuss readiness of pediatricians to treat mental illness in children and efforts to be sure they’re prepared.
With the federal government’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants, many of them are skipping going to the doctor or the emergency room for fear of deportation.
Primary care doctors can treat opioid addiction in their offices using drug substitution therapy potentially erasing the stigma of getting treatment.
The shortage in primary care doctors is getting worse. We talk to Dr. Elizabeth Baxley about how to keep medical students in primary care.
In response to "factory medicine" some doctors are moving to a "concierge medicine" practice where patients receive more personal care for higher fees.
A recent study finds that about 35 percent of children receiving treatment for mental health issues are being treated only by a primary care physician. This is due in part to a shortage in pediatric mental health care providers as well as a stigma in consulting them. Experts discuss readiness of pediatricians to treat mental illness in children and …