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.

Gregg Stracks: The Heart of Leadership

Please join me in reflecting on our collective luck at being a part of a network and movement connected to such an amazing person as Gregg Stracks, who gave so much of himself, at such a difficult time. Let’s commit to using PCP’s Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit to reconnect with the values that brought us into primary care.

Healthcare Hotspotting Meets Super-Utilizer Patients

ealthcare hotspotting is an innovative model of care through which health professionals across disciplines work as a team to identify healthcare super-utilizers – people who are admitted to the hospital multiple times a year, frequently for avoidable complications of chronic conditions, and who often have social barriers to adhering to their care plan. Hotspotters proactively bring additional attention, follow-up, resources, and care to these patients in their homes and communities to help keep them out of the hospital.