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The quality of healthcare and COVID-19

By Justin Egkan | January 6th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the delivery of quality healthcare in multiple ways. Beyond the virus itself, many people have lost health insurance coverage as they’ve lost their jobs ...

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How COVID-19 is normalizing telehealth

By Justin Egkan | July 14th, 2020

At one point not too long ago, telehealth was new and innovative – and rarely used. With the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth has become the preferred method of healthcare among many ...

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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 ...