Primary Care

Primary care is the initial point of contact between a patient and the healthcare system that provides individuals with access to the information and resources they need for optimal health outcomes.
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Primary care is the initial point of contact between a patient and the healthcare system that provides individuals with access to the information and resources they need for optimal health outcomes.

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Benzodiazepine-related beliefs may influence clinicians' willingness to prescribe the drug

Benzodiazepine-related beliefs may influence clinicians' willingness to prescribe the drug

Consultation on insurance issues and training needed to improve the use of continuous glucose monitoring in primary care

Consultation on insurance issues and training needed to improve the use of continuous glucose monitoring in primary care

Automated point-of-care approaches have great potential to reach Spanish-preferring smokers

Automated point-of-care approaches have great potential to reach Spanish-preferring smokers

Interprofessional primary care for dementia patients linked with increased ER visits

Interprofessional primary care for dementia patients linked with increased ER visits

Competencies for the effective deployment of AI‐based tools in primary care

Competencies for the effective deployment of AI‐based tools in primary care

Validity and reliability testing for CoC measure

Validity and reliability testing for CoC measure

Emory doctors join forces with the Family Heart Foundation to help patients with familial hypercholesterolemia

Emory doctors join forces with the Family Heart Foundation to help patients with familial hypercholesterolemia

Researchers use a comparative study to model RSV prevention in children

Researchers use a comparative study to model RSV prevention in children

When malpractice occurs at community health centers, taxpayers pay

When malpractice occurs at community health centers, taxpayers pay

All eligible people urged to get vaccinated due to higher rates of flu cases than usual

All eligible people urged to get vaccinated due to higher rates of flu cases than usual

A record number of doctors and nurses are helping to tackle the Covid backlog

A record number of doctors and nurses are helping to tackle the Covid backlog

Stereotactic MRI-guided adaptive radiation therapy shows promise for treating pancreatic cancer

Stereotactic MRI-guided adaptive radiation therapy shows promise for treating pancreatic cancer

America's health care organizations remind the public about vaccinations and early treatment for COVID-19, influenza

America's health care organizations remind the public about vaccinations and early treatment for COVID-19, influenza

Some parents may delay or avoid talking about vaccines with their child’s primary care provider

Some parents may delay or avoid talking about vaccines with their child’s primary care provider

Antibiotic-resistant, opportunistic pathogen enhances the pathogenesis of C. difficile

Antibiotic-resistant, opportunistic pathogen enhances the pathogenesis of C. difficile

Study: COVID-19-related financial strain took a distinct toll on adolescent mental health

Study: COVID-19-related financial strain took a distinct toll on adolescent mental health

Psychologists struggle to meet the increased demand for mental health services

Psychologists struggle to meet the increased demand for mental health services

CHOP researchers find disparities in the completion of follow-up concussion care

CHOP researchers find disparities in the completion of follow-up concussion care

UC Davis Health and Illuminate develop program to improve care for at-risk abdominal aortic aneurysm patients

UC Davis Health and Illuminate develop program to improve care for at-risk abdominal aortic aneurysm patients

One in four people with COPD waited more than five years for a diagnosis, research reveals

One in four people with COPD waited more than five years for a diagnosis, research reveals