The Changing Nature of Family Practice #KareoChat Recap

By Janet Kennedy  |  September 27, 2018

Healthcare is ever-changing. Family Practice Physicians, as well as every other specialty, are constantly working to embrace the changes while continuing to provide excellent patient care. 

Dr. Mike Sevilla (@DrMikeSevilla), a Family Physician, led a great #KareoChat discussing the constant changes in family practice. 

Topic 1: How Are Primary Care Practices Changing to Meet the Needs of a Changing Patient Population? 

If time guarantees anything, it would be change. The patient population is ever changing and primary care practices have to keep up. Let’s see what chatters had to say.

Topic 2: What Are the Challenges That Family Physicians Face in Today’s Health Care World? 

Let’s take a look at what challenges the chatters see Primary Care Physicians facing. 

Topic 3: What Should Be the Role of Telemedicine and Mobile Driven Technology in the Modern Family Medicine Practice? 

Telemedicine is a subject growing daily. Let’s see what the chatters had to say about the role in Family Practice.  

Topic 4: Does the Changing Nature of Family Medicine Delivery Require Innovative Healthcare Delivery Models? 

It seems as healthcare changes, so do the delivery options and models. Let’s look at what the participants had to say. 

Topic 5: How Can Physicians Help Lessen or Avoid Burnout and the More Severe and Tragic Issue of Physician Suicide? 

As the chatters point out, these are serious issues that are getting more talk time, but still have a long way to go in terms of breaking down stigma. 


As we can see, as healthcare continues to change, family practice physicians are working to embrace the changes and continue to provide top-notch patient care. 



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