A new focus on reproductive health services for adolescents and young men might be what it takes to get them to see a primary care physician more regularly—not to mention the other obvious benefits.
Communities with more primary care doctors enjoy better health, yet those physicians are a dying breed. Here is what some schools are doing to combat the looming shortage.
One small step for patient-centered care, and one big step for patient engagement, would be to set out clearly how patients and the village of professionals serving them will communicate.
It's not sexy enough to make a Grey's Anatomy episode, but better primary health care would save a lot of money — and lives.