The availability and accessibility of primary care is a thing of the past. The number of doctors joining the primary care field is dwindling and patients ability to attain the necessary care is hindered by insurance and healthcare cost. How can we make sure that every individual has the ability to speak to and visit the doctor regular, without overwhelming costs and enough insurance coverage? This Stay Tuned discusses the growing problems with attaining primary care services due to insurance, lack resources, and medical illiteracy. Solving this problem is more difficult said than done, but this episodes guests of large players in the medical field explain ways to ensure that visiting the doctor is a regular activity.
It’s illness care more than healthcare” – Michael Bleich