PCPCC July 30, 2021
Four in 10 clinicians Worry That Primary Care Will be Gone in 5 Years
WASHINGTON, As the country experiences COVID surges again and struggles to reach the Biden administration’s vaccination goals, new data released today by the Larry A. Green Center, in collaboration with PCC and 3rd Conversation, shows that primary care is playing a deeper role in vaccination efforts. And as new strategies are tried to convince significant numbers of unvaccinated Americans to get the shot, the importance of primary care using their trusted relationships with the public to provide outreach and education regarding the vaccine is becoming clearer, with President Biden and his administration stressing primary care’s role.
In a survey conducted July 9-13, 2021, more than half (52%) of practices reported...