Curtailing prescription opioid use has led to an increase in prescribing benzodiazepines to manage pain.
Patients who use a simple waiting room tool are more prepared and more likely to begin heir primary care visit by communicating their top priorities.
Medicaid expansion has created an “urgent need” to engage primary care practices in serving the expanded Medicaid population.
A new electronic decision support tool can improve the quality of asthma care in primary care settings.
One-third of primary care providers (PCPs) report participating in breast cancer treatment decisions.
From 2005 to 2015, there was a decrease in primary care physician supply per capita in the United States, with increased supply associated with lower mortality.
The prevalence rates of burnout, low engagement, and turnover are all high among primary care clinicians and staff.
Evaluation of a colorectal cancer (CRC) screening outreach strategy by mailed invitation for either fecal immunochemical test (FIT) or colonoscopy revealed that more primary care patients chose FIT, according to a study published in Preventive Medicine. Researchers conducted post-hoc analyses of data collected from a trial of CRC screening outreach. Patients who were not up-to-date with CRC screening…