• The project is based on a recent survey of rural physicians conducted by the Kentucky Medical Association, which revealed that the primary concerns around electronic medical record (EMR) adoption are related to the lack of interoperability between rural practices and...

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  • This project is to develop and disseminate a toolkit specifically designed to assist physicians with achievement of meaningful use of certified electronic health record systems. It builds upon past work and experiences including a previous Physicians Foundation grant to develop...

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  • This white paper, authored in 2009, was shared with President Obama and the United States Congress in order to contribute to the national healthcare debate around reform. The paper included a series of recommendations and goals for healthcare reform designed...

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  • In 2008, the Foundation commissioned a report examining how proposed changes in healthcare policy might impact the demand for physicians and the ability of their practices to provide optimum patient care.  In particular, the report pointed to evidence of physician...

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  • Results of a national survey released in 2009 by the Physicians Foundation illustrated widespread frustration among primary care physicians nationwide over the state of their medical practices – and underscored their concerns regarding an escalating shortage of primary care physicians. ...

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