"Decline In Adult Primary Care Visits Seen In 2007 - 2016"
There was a national decline in adult primary care visits from 2007 to 2016, but the decline was associated with a simultaneous uptick in longer visits with electronic follow-up, according to a study performed by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and published in the November/December issue of the Annals of Family Medicine. Aarti Rao, MD candidate at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and colleagues used data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey to calculate adult visits per capita. "The decline in primary care visit rates may be explained in part by PCPs offering more comprehensive in-person visits and using more non-face-to-face care."
— Aarti Rao, MD Candidate, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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