TEAMWORK in PCMH: How Well Are Health Systems Developing This Competency?

The Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is an idea whose time has come—although it’s not a new concept.  Internal Medicine, Family Physicians and Pediatricians all claim to have proposed this idea 20+ years ago. In fact, for those of us who were practicing 20 years ago PCMH sounds like the way we practiced all the time […]

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Physician Leaders and Their Accountability for Primary Care Shortage

An article in the Wall Street Journal, “Medical Schools Can’t Keep Up” projects a shortage of 150,000 physicians in 15 years got me thinking about what role physician leaders must take in addressing what will be be a shortage of primary care physicians.. If you ask physicians how to make family medicine more attractive to […]

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