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3 key reasons why Americans are under-utilizing primary care

In order to engage more Americans in primary care, we need to understand the main challenges that surround primary care in the U.S., according to Dr. Stephen Ezeji-Okoye, Crossover Health’s chief medical officer. Some of these include the increasing shortage of primary care physicians and the lack of incentivization to focus on whole-person health and preventive care.

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A Deep-dive Into Specialty Pharma

A specialty drug is a class of prescription medications used to treat complex, chronic or rare medical conditions. Although this classification was originally intended to define the treatment of rare, also termed “orphan” diseases, affecting fewer than 200,000 people in the US, more recently, specialty drugs have emerged as the cornerstone of treatment for chronic and complex diseases such as cancer, autoimmune conditions, diabetes, hepatitis C, and HIV/AIDS.