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News Hour on Primary Care in MA

By January 27, 2009No Comments

Jim Lehrer, on the PBS News Hour on January 6, 2009, reported in some depth on the progressive shortage of primary care physicians in Massachusetts and did a decent job of illustrating why this is happening: the terrible economic disadvantage of primary care practices relative to any kind of specialty practice. Perhaps this will help build a public recognition of the severity of the crisis. Whether knowledge will lead to meaningful correction action is yet another question. Here is the video segment.

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