Reforming Primary Care for a 21st Century Health Care System
Reforming Primary Care for a 21st Century Health Care System: A Conversation with Patrick Conway, MD, Ishani Ganguli, MD, MPH, Linda A. McCauley, PhD, RN, J. Nwando Olayiwola, MD, MPH, and Ellen-Marie Whelan, PhD
Moderated by Rachel M. Werner, MD, PhD
Plagued by an overreliance on fee-for-service reimbursement and chronic financial underinvestment as compared to other countries, the primary care sector in the United States has been a target of reform for decades. We’ve seen an undervaluing of the primary care workforce, slow adoption of primary care alternative payment models, and a continued focus on and bias toward use of specialty care. How can we reform primary care to be a sustainable, efficient, and equitable system? Join our panel of experts as they discuss the path toward transforming this critical piece of our health care system.