With long waits and lack of availibility altogether, patients are having a difficult time accessing healthcare during this doctor shortage. Revisiting scope-of-practice laws could help.
There’s a risk to rushing tests, treatments and technologies through the regulatory process. But there’s a risk to regulatory sclerosis, too.
This month, Walgreens announced it will partner with Village MD to open primary care clinics in 500 to 700 stores over the next five years.