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Hotspotting 2015 

The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers (CCHP), Primary Care Progress, and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) are partnering on the Student Hotspotting Mini-Grant Project. 
Click here to learn more!
 
 
The 2015 Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit
We're thrilled to announce the 2015 Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit on August 28th to 30th, 2015. The inspriring event will once again be held in Cambridge, MA. This is the annual training event PCP conducts for its chapter leadership to prepare them for campaigns and advocacy efforts for the upcoming year.

De-Innovation in Medicine
Innovation in Practice blogger, Peter Meyers, discusses why it can be hard for physicians to "de-innovate" or give up on old practices in this piece.
 
Now on Bookshelves!

Check out the brand new book Understanding Value-Based Healthcare, a primer on the core issues involved in maximizing the efficacy and outcomes of medical care. A host of internationally recognized experts on value-based healthcare contributed to this book, including PCP's Dr. Andrew Morris-Singer. Available online.

PCP Featured in a Radio Documentary
Primary Care Progress and its network of change makers was recently featured in a NEPR  radio documentary entitled, "Raising the Stakes for Primary Care." The piece includes high energy moments from the 2014 Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit. The piece was also featured on WNPR's Where We Live
 
 

Latest from Our Blog

In her first days as an EMT, Claire Champion already met the local health care system's most frequent users. Here, she shares what she's learned about "frequent flyers" and programs that aim to help them.  By Claire Champion Last year, I became an EMT in Maryland. My first patient was a 34-year-old man with uncontrolled ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Jul 30, 2015 10:36 AM EDT
Today on the blog, the director of research at John Peter Smith Family Medicine Residency tells us about the continued success of their latest training innovation.  By Richard Young, M.D. The Affordable Care Act has helped bring about innovation in health care delivery. But there is still a great need for innovation in medical education. ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Jul 28, 2015 11:10 AM EDT
EHR's have been a long time coming. This family physician first used one in residency in the 70s, but the uptake has been a lot slower than he expected.  By Charles Sneiderman, M.D., Ph.D. Throughout my entire career as a family physician, I have been a proponent of electronic health records. I was first introduced to both the amazing ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Jul 23, 2015 12:53 PM EDT


 

Who We Are

Primary Care Progress is a 501(c)3 nonprofit working to revitalize our primary care system and address the national shortage of primary care providers and leaders.  Read more about us...


2014 Annual Report

Leadership- and the way the PCP network is bringing it into into the primary care movement- is the focus of our 2014 Annual Report. View the report online here, or download the complete report here.

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The Primary Care Crisis


Sixty million Americans lack adequate access to primary care at the same time that medical schools are producing fewer primary care physicians. Watch and learn about the crisis and what you can do.

Why Does Primary Care Need Leaders? 
 
 
We asked some of our chapter leaders why primary care needs leaders as well as why the field needs PCP. Listen to their thoughtful responses in our latest video.
 

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