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What is primary care?

By Justin Egkan | July 1st, 2020

    The term “primary care” was first introduced in the US in 1961. Though most people have referred to their “family doctor” throughout history, in the 1960s primary care came to be ...

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    Primary care and the COVID-19 pandemic

    By Justin Egkan | June 30th, 2020

      Primary care physicians are caught between their mission to provide quality healthcare to their patients and sustaining their practice during the extreme challenges of the COVID-19 ...

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      Addressing primary care payment

      By Justin Egkan | June 16th, 2020

        While many hospitals are overwhelmed caring for COVID-19 patients, many primary care practices are reducing services as well as staff during the pandemic. Some are even having to close due ...

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        What is happening with primary care?

        By Justin Egkan | May 19th, 2020

          Primary care practices are small businesses and, as such, are challenged with remaining financially viable during COVID-19. Primary care physicians and their staff are also struggling with ...