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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 Progress Notes

Saturday, June 27, is National HIV Testing Day . Today on the blog, we revisit a post from our archives about the current state of HIV care in the U.S. As HIV is no longer an acute crisis and instead a lifelong chronic disease, care needs for HIV+ people have changed. Here, the writer discusses the need for ongoing primary care for aging HIV+ people. By ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Jun 25, 2015 12:31 PM EDT
At its inception, the direct-pay, retail clinic was an innovative model that expanded access to primary care and made payment a direct transaction between patient and provider. But has it continued to be an alternative to the traditional model? Today on the blog, the founders of Minute Clinic look back on the model they designed more than 15 years ago ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Jun 23, 2015 11:22 AM EDT
It's Men's Health Week , a time to raise awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. The first stop for prevention is your primary care provider. As you'll read here, going to urgent care to see a new provider whenever you have a problem is not the same as having a ... more...
Posted by Sonya Collins on Progress Notes Jun 18, 2015 11:44 AM 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.

PCP's Latest Videos

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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