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TEXAS, POLICY | (TAFP) We need a “Marshall Plan” to save primary care, public health infrastructure

By Christopher Crow, MD, MBA, President of Catalyst Health network and Tom Banning, CEO of Texas Academy of Family Physicians

Following the devastation of World War II, the United States enacted the Marshall Plan to rebuild a heavily damaged Europe. Our war against this novel coronavirus is far from over, but it is already wreaking havoc on the nation’s primary care workforce. Our frontline health care providers are putting themselves at risk every day without proper personal protective equipment while community-based primary care clinics are facing economic disaster.

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SOURCE: https://www.tafp.org/blog/Marshall_Plan_for_health_care

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