Medical Economics June 29, 2022
Timothy Hoff, PhD

A strategic blueprint for fixing primary care

Nothing in the U.S. health care system will be or should be the same after a two-year global pandemic. Our primary care system has recovered in some ways from the sudden financial shock and the loss of patients, but a closer look suggests it is still the same under-performing, under-funded, and under-cared-for prepandemic system. That needs to change over the next five years. Here is a blueprint detailing how.

Goal 1 Transform the Way Health Care Treats the Primary Care Workforce

We knew that doctors, nurses and pretty much all other primary care workers were overworked and burned out prior to the pandemic. The pandemic made it worse. Things like burnout and job...

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