Kenny Lin

Kenny Lin

    Kenny Lin, M.D., is a family physician practicing in the Washington, D.C. area. He is Associate Deputy Editor of the journal American Family Physician. He teaches family and preventive medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. He blogs at Common Sense Family Doctor, where this post originally appeared.

    Family Physicians Are Natural Health System Leaders

    Family Physicians Are Natural Health System Leaders »

    27 Aug, 2014
    Photo via pixabay. The subtitle of a JAMA editorial on accountable care recently caught my attention: "The paradox of primary care physician leadership." The authors observed that although a typical family physician's or general internist's patient panel accounts for about $10 million in annual health care spending (of which only $500,000 is primary care…

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