Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Kristian Foden-Vencil, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News and NPR, reports: "The state of Oregon is trying some experiments to bring different kinds of medical professionals under the same roof. ... [A]nd the hope is it will provide better patient care, eventually at less cost to the state. This can make sense in a primary care setting, where doctors often have to deal with stomach aches and migraines that end up stemming from mental, rather than physical, problems" (Foden-Vencil, 10/22). Read the story.
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