Are Primary Care Providers the Cool Kids Now? Dr. Marci Nielsen Thinks So »

11 Sep, 2014
People
Dr. Marci Nielsen sees herself as a cheerleader for primary care. All photos provided. Are we Clueless, and has Cher Horowitz finally found her Tai Frasier? Are primary care providers the cool kids now? According to Dr. Marci Nielsen, Chief Executive Officer of the Washington, DC-based Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC), primary…
Democratizing Primary Care Innovation in the #PCC14- Vote by Sept 8!

Democratizing Primary Care Innovation in the #PCC14- Vote by Sept 8! »

4 Sep, 2014
MTB Contest
Submissions to the Primary Care Innovation Challenge (#PCC14) ended with a BANG as we received 17 submissions on the final day, for a total of 52 fantastic submissions from around the country and 15 fantastic sponsors. This is the first time we're inviting physicians and medical students from around the country to vote for their…
Population Medicine: The Future of American Healthcare?

Population Medicine: The Future of American Healthcare? »

Dr. Paul George is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University (AMS). He's also the Director of AMS' Primary Care-Population Medicine Program, a new combined MD-ScM program in which students earn a medical degree and a Master's of Science degree in Population Medicine. We first met Dr.…
Be Part of the Change & Empower the Next Generation of Primary Care Providers

Be Part of the Change & Empower the Next Generation of Primary Care Providers »

18 Jul, 2014
News
As the Editor-in-Chief of MedTech Boston and because I’m leading a boot-strapped start-up company, I talk to a number of entrepreneurs, Angels, and venture capitalists every week. One VC was confused about Medstro, and instead replied, “You know what you should build—a website for me to know what specialist to go to. For example, there’s…
Primary Care Challenge (#PCC14): Open Call to Innovators!

Primary Care Challenge (#PCC14): Open Call to Innovators! »

5 Jul, 2014
MTB Contest
What are you doing to transform American health care delivery on the front lines? On March 23, 2010 President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law. This is commonly called "Obamacare", and together with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, represents the most significant regulatory overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system since…

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