Fox Business: Employers Combat Shortage of PCPs

12/07/2011

With new legislation, shrinking reimbursement rates, and a declining pool of primary care physicians, the field of primary care continues to diminish every day. Employers, however, hold a key advantage in the fight to keep primary care physicians in practice – which can mean considerable cost savings for both the provider and the patient.

In an interview with Fox Business, Concentra CEO Jim Greenwood and Chief Medical Officer Tom Fogarty, M.D., discuss the issues that are exacerbating the shortage, and the proposed changes that will reinvent primary care and improve the health of all patients.

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