Tag Archives: Care

Medical education fails trainees interested in primary care

“She is meant for more than just primary care,” mused an attending on my internal medicine rotation in medical school. He was referring to a particularly adept resident with whom we were working. This resident was planning on practicing clinic-based general internal medicine. I wasn’t sure why this attending disclosed his thoughts regarding this resident… Read More »

6 provider organizations to use data to trim low-value care in Virginia

Sentara and its affiliate insurance arm, Sentara Health Plans, are among six health systems and three clinically integrated networks joining forces to reduce medical waste in Virginia. Announced March 13 by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and funded by a $ 2.2 million grant from Arnold Ventures, the Virginia Center for Health Innovation (VCHI) will launch… Read More »

House Democrats unveil Affordable Care Act stabilization bill

House Democrats have introduced legislation that seeks to strengthen the Affordable Care Act by continuing the protections for pre-existing conditions and lowering costs, just three days after the ninth anniversary of the ACA’s passage. As reported by PBS, the bill is aimed at making more middle-class Americans eligible for subsidized insurance through the ACA and… Read More »