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Virtual visits led to uptick in overall visits at Massachusetts ACO, study shows

Dive Brief: An accountable care organization’s use of virtual healthcare led to 33% fewer in-person visits, but increased overall visits by 80%, according to a new study in Health Affairs. It also shed light on the potential for virtual visit programs to increase disparities in access to care. Researchers reviewed data on 1,431 patients who… Read More »

Trend of fewer black male medical school graduates having bad overall effect

While the applicant pool has grown, the number of black males applying is trending downward. © bst2012 – Fotolia.com A lack of African American males entering the medical profession is having a broad overall impact on the black community, a new study shows. According to a 2015 report from the American Association of Medical Colleges, between… Read More »