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Glen Stream, MD, FAAFP, MBI
Dr. Glen Stream, a family physician practicing in La Quinta, California, is past president of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He serves as the President and Board Chair of Family Medicine for America’s Health.
States move to prioritize primary care
States move to prioritize primary care
When it comes to promoting investment in primary care, Oregon might very well be the country’s current champion innovator.
It’s time a real investment is made in primary care
It’s time a real investment is made in primary care
A recent survey by Morning Consult showed that across the country, in both red and blue states, the overwhelming majority of Americans believe that a health system based on a foundation of primary care produces healthier patients, higher quality healthcare and lower costs.
How to craft the perfect health IT that delivers for physicians and patients
The technology is hurting the one group it's supposed to help—doctors.
Wealth should not make health. Period.
Wealth should not make health. Period.
In America, there is an incontrovertible truth: the richer you are, the healthier you are likely to be.
Uncertainty in healthcare driving DPC growth
Uncertainty in healthcare driving DPC growth
Today, insurance mostly dictates the way we pay for healthcare—from basic primary care to hospital stays and treatment for cancer and other catastrophic illnesses.
Uncertainty in healthcare driving DPC growth
Uncertainty in healthcare driving DPC growth
Today, insurance mostly dictates the way we pay for healthcare—from basic primary care to hospital stays and treatment for cancer and other catastrophic illnesses.
To increase access of palliative care, turn to primary care
America is facing an epidemic of chronic illness.
Everyone wins when physicians put patients first
It certainly doesn’t sound like a radical notion, but the idea of putting patients first is creating something of a revolution in healthcare that is lowering costs while delivering high-quality care to millions of Americans.
House calls could be secret weapon to save Medicare
House calls may be making a comeback as a way to cut costs and provide better quality care for the elderly and chronically ill.
We need to solve the family doctor shortage for an aging America
We need to solve the family doctor shortage for an aging America
Are we prepared to meet the healthcare needs of an aging America? The answer, experts agree, is no.