PCDC Publishes JAMA Essay on Primary Care Priorities

Categories: PCDC News, Policy

Primary care access must be improved, increased, and sustained to ensure health equity, according to a new Journal of the American Medical Association essay by PCDC.

The piece, authored by CEO Louise Cohen, MPH, and Board member Dave A. Chokshi, MD, MSc, identifies new priorities in light of the 40th anniversary of the Alma-Ata Declaration.

“Providing adequate resources is essential,” Cohen and Chokshi write. “Creating durable, trusting relationships offers a path to improving outcomes and satisfaction. Both are needed for primary care to achieve its promise as a driver of health equity and community well-being.”

Read the full article.