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Primary care acts as the first level of healthcare an individual receives. This typically involves interactions of individuals with nurses and general practitioners who aid in diagnosing and treating basic conditions.

Authors: Nathalie Pate | Hilary Barnes | Heather Batchelder | Lorraine Anglin | Mara Sanchez | Christine Everett | Perri Morgan

Topics: Education and Training, Primary Care

February 8, 2023
This article examines newly-graduated PA and NP perspectives of onboarding programs in their first primary care position and provides recommendations for employers hoping to create or strengthen onboarding programs.
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Authors: Emily M. Hawes | Evan Galloway | Cristen P. Page | Mary Roth McClurg | Brianna Lombardi

Topics: Emerging Models and Innovations, Integration and Collaboration, Primary Care, Scope of Practice (SOP)

February 6, 2023
This brief investigates the prevalence of colocation of pharmacists with primary care physicians (PCPs) and examines the factors associated with colocation, including geographic location.
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Authors: Lisa de Saxe Zerden | Brianna Lombardi | Erica Richman | Connor Sullivan | Evan Galloway

Topics: Behavioral Health, Primary Care

December 23, 2022
This brief provides information on where co-location of DEA-wavered buprenorphine prescribers and behavioral health clinicians occurs and and among which type of providers. As this brief details, co-location varies geographically and by profession.
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Authors: Urlike Muench | Matthew Jura | Cindy Park Thomas | Jennifer Perloff | Joanne Spetz

Topics: Behavioral Health, Primary Care

December 9, 2022
This article assesses rural/urban prescribing patterns in older adults with serious mental issues by primary care physicians and behavioral health specialists, and by clinician type.
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November 26, 2021
This webinar explores the use of telehealth and general access to care for underserved populations both before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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