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Virtual Primary Care in High-income Countries During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Policy Responses and Lessons for the Future | PubMed
“With the unexpected onset of COVID-19, virtual care (e.g., telephone, video, online) has become essential to facilitating the continuation of primary care globally. Over several short weeks, existing healthcare policies have adapted quickly and empowered clinicians to use digital means to fulfill a wide range of clinical responsibilities, which until then have required face-to-face consultations.”
Primary Care-based Interventions to Address the Financial Needs of Patients Experiencing Poverty: A Scoping Review of the Literature | PubMed
“It is broadly accepted that poverty is associated with poor health, and the health impact of poverty has been explored in numerous high-income country settings … Using a scoping review methodology, we searched five databases, the grey literature and the reference lists of relevant studies to identify studies on interventions to address the economic needs-related social determinants of health that occur in primary health care delivery settings, in high-income countries.”
Digital Health Needs for Implementing High-quality Primary Care: Recommendation from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine | PubMed
“A National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee developed a plan to implement high-quality primary care … The first action is developing the next phase of digital health certification standards that support relationship-based, continuous, person-centered care; simplify user experience; ensure equitable access; and hold vendors accountable. Second, the committee recommended adopting a comprehensive aggregate patient data system usable by any certified digital health tool.”