Progress Notes is PCP’s mostly guest-written blog. It’s a place to find positive, inspiring stories about primary care and leadership we might not see anywhere else. Interested in contributing? Contact Blog Editor Sonya Collins.

The Hidden Work of Primary Care

I sat at my desk astonished after her exit. By all current billing standards, I had done nothing. I had spent no more than fifteen minutes with Alice and had done nothing more than explain in layman’s terms what had taken place in her recent ER visit.

Turning Anger Into Action

PCP may be a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, but we’re also mission-driven and values-led, meaning that if ever there was a moment to live out our values – to stand up against prejudice and bigotry and support healthcare for all – our moment is now.

A Cup of Coffee Can Go A Long Way

A few weeks ago, our team reached out to a member of our national network with whom we hadn’t connected in more than five years. Over scones and lattes, a question was posed, “How are you?” His response left me speechless.

Listen to Patients: We are Experts in Our Care

Physicians often think they are listening to patients, but they aren’t. Primary care physicians who meet new patients with rare and complex medical histories need to listen to and learn from the expertise of patients who may have a lifetime of experience managing their own condition.

Summit Sponsor Feature: OptumCare

This weekend is Primary Care Progress’ 6th Annual Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit! Today on the blog, we’re featuring one of our major sponsors, OptumCare, and their contributions to our primary care community.