Barriers to Care & Access to Care: PCP’s as Specialists

Although the United States’ healthcare sector has developed tremendous innovations in medical treatments, vastly improving patient survival rates and health outcomes, the structure of healthcare delivery remains in need of improvement. As highlighted by the COVID-19 crisis and the prevailing racial, socioeconomic, gender disparities, the current system limits access to quality care and the latest …

Most Common Diagnoses and Procedures in Dermatology

Now estimated to affect 1 in 3 Americans at any given time, skin disease is continuing to rise in prevalence leading to an increasing number of skin-related healthcare visits – approximately half of all of these are to non-dermatologist practitioners, such as pediatricians, internists, and primary care physicians (PCPs). Often, the conditions that patients present …

Dermatologic Gaps in Primary Care 

Access to dermatologic services and care has posed a challenge in the industry long before the COVID-19 pandemic forced many clinics to shut down. Furthering this challenge, the COVID-19 crisis has shifted the general public’s awareness away from non-emergency medical services and forced the transition of many specialty professionals to the frontlines of the pandemic. …