With Obamacare on the horizon and a growing shortage of primary-care physicians rising fast, nurses could fill the void.
Incredibly, there is much more money flagged for that goal than for easing the critical shortage of primary-care physicians.
He says the psychiatric resident did ask her to see her primary-care physician.
The work is ceaseless and routine to the point of tedium—and almost half of primary-care physicians are burnt out.
primary care n.
The medical care a patient receives upon first contact with the health care system, before referral elsewhere within the system.