Primary Care Physicians

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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 ...

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COVID-19 grocery shopping tips for patients

By Justin Egkan | May 12th, 2020

Even as we are following social distancing guidelines and orders to stay at home, it still becomes necessary occasionally to make a trip to the grocery store. Many people have questions ...