Provider Shortage Leads to Workforce Model Research

PRINCETON, N.J. — The current shortage of primary care providers threatens accessibility and the quality of health care, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

To combat the threat, the Foundation is teaming up with the Group Health Research Institute on a new national program designed to make primary care more efficient and effective.

The Primary Care Team: Learning from Effective Ambulatory Practices (LEAP) project aims to identify primary care practices that use health professionals and other staff in ways that optimize services.

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