Independent Primary Care Blog

Can telemedicine help close care gaps?

By Rod Farvard | November 20th, 2020

The use of telemedicine has increased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, as patients are more concerned about traveling to the doctor’s office and sitting with other patients in ...

EHR cost considerations

By Anthony Pappas | September 25th, 2020

Cost is always a consideration for independent physicians who are considering adding technology to their practice. Electronic health record (EHR) solutions are no different. Even though the ...

A guide to PPE for an independent practice

By Anthony Pappas | September 8th, 2020

As an independent physician, you are probably requiring your patients and your staff to wear masks or other face coverings in your practice. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...