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.
What is 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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People suffering from cluster headache often face a long delay in being diagnosed properly

People suffering from cluster headache often face a long delay in being diagnosed properly

Study summarizes new evidence on using probiotics for specific health conditions

Study summarizes new evidence on using probiotics for specific health conditions

Many naturopathic patients do not disclose use of natural health products to MDs

Many naturopathic patients do not disclose use of natural health products to MDs

UTSW/Children's Health joint program approved as Certified Duchenne Care Center

UTSW/Children's Health joint program approved as Certified Duchenne Care Center

GP's notes could provide vital clues to help manage COVID-19 crisis

GP's notes could provide vital clues to help manage COVID-19 crisis

Study focuses on how older adults manage distress

Study focuses on how older adults manage distress

Blood test could help doctors identify patients at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Blood test could help doctors identify patients at risk of developing type 2 diabetes

Researchers examine quality measures for medical care of homebound older adults

Researchers examine quality measures for medical care of homebound older adults

Children's National receives FCC funding to establish regional pediatric telehealth consortium

Children's National receives FCC funding to establish regional pediatric telehealth consortium

Point-of-care, wearable devices are set to diagnose common health conditions

Point-of-care, wearable devices are set to diagnose common health conditions

New follow-up care models could benefit thousands of cancer survivors

New follow-up care models could benefit thousands of cancer survivors

Despite low stroke rates among COVID-19 patients, cases are still more severe

Despite low stroke rates among COVID-19 patients, cases are still more severe

New guidance to mitigate the psychological effects of social distancing

New guidance to mitigate the psychological effects of social distancing

Primary care physicians report burnout at twice the rate of other health care professionals

Primary care physicians report burnout at twice the rate of other health care professionals

New collection of mobile apps reduces anxiety and depression during COVID-19

New collection of mobile apps reduces anxiety and depression during COVID-19

Nori Health offers conversational coach for people with Crohn's or Colitis during Covid-19

Nori Health offers conversational coach for people with Crohn's or Colitis during Covid-19

Primary care-based intervention promotes parent-teen communication

Primary care-based intervention promotes parent-teen communication

Kawasaki disease outbreak in children with COVID-19

Kawasaki disease outbreak in children with COVID-19

Sociodemographic factors linked to positive SARS-CoV-2 test result in primary care

Sociodemographic factors linked to positive SARS-CoV-2 test result in primary care

Child abuse survivors more likely to develop cardio-metabolic disease in adulthood

Child abuse survivors more likely to develop cardio-metabolic disease in adulthood