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Primary care goes up against the healthcare disruptors

Healthcare It News

ORLANDO – The future of primary care and how retailers are disrupting the traditional experience was the focus of a fireside chat between Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips, chief physician executive at Press Ganey and Sashi Moodley, chief medical officer at Walgreens. Phillips, former president of Clinical Care for Providence St.

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Arches Medical Partners buys 11 primary care clinics from VillageMD

Fierce Healthcare

Walgreens-owned VillageMD sold 11 primary care clinics in Rhode Island to Boston-based Arches Medical Partners. Walgreens-owned VillageMD sold 11 primary care clinics in Rhode Island to Boston-based Arches Medical Partners.

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Biden administration boosts loan forgiveness for primary care doctors, OB-GYNs who practice in rural areas

Fierce Healthcare

In a bid to boost the number of doctors serving rural communities, the Department of Health and Human Services has increased by 50% the initial loan repayment amount available to primary care provi | In a bid to boost the number of doctors serving rural communities, HHS has increased by 50% the initial loan repayment amount available to primary care (..)

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Amazon Pharmacy testing out medication consulting service with One Medical primary care providers

Fierce Healthcare

As Amazon builds out its healthcare business and expands its reach into hybrid primary care, pharmacy operations and virtual care, there are promising opportunities to integrate these services to o | A year after its big-ticket primary care acquisition, Amazon Pharmacy is piloting a program to provide pharmacy consultations to One Medical providers (..)

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Bipartisan bill aims to bolster primary care workforce

Fierce Healthcare

Key Senate panels have reached a bipartisan deal on a bill that aims to bolster primary care. | The package would invest more than $26 billion into primary care programs as well as initiatives to grow the healthcare workforce.

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Walgreens' VIllageMD exits Florida market, shuttering remaining primary care clinics

Fierce Healthcare

Walgreens is closing its remaining VillageMD primary care clinics in Florida. | The announcement does not come as a total surprise, as Walgreens first disclosed its plans to close 60 underperforming VillageMD clinics and exit five markets last fall.

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Strengthening primary care key to fix healthcare system woes

Health Care Dive

Primary care advocates Ann Greiner and Shawn Martin argue the U.S. needs to turn around decades of underinvestment in its primary care chassis to lower costs and improve care quality.