primary care

December 27, 2018

In a policy statement this month, the American Academy of Pediatrics urged pediatric healthcare providers

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October 24, 2018

It's best for patients to express concerns about memory problems to their doctor early on, before symptoms become worse.  Their doctor can either rule out a medical problem or put into motion diagnostic tests for dementia.  The goal is to be pre

October 24, 2018

Doctors and patients should do a better job of talking to each other about cognitive problems and the potential diagnosis of dementia, says Barak Gaster, a primary-care p

UW Medicine media contact: Susan Gregg, 206.616.6730; sghanson@uw.edu

On Match Day 2017, Friday, March 17, graduating medical students participating in the National Residency Match will simultaneously learn where they are going for residency training.

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Kim Blakeley, 206-685-1323, krb13@uw.edu

Primary-care doctors make first-line decisions about which patients – say, with an abnormal mole or a gastric complaint – should be referred out for cancer tests that are often expensive, invasive or difficult to schedule quickly.

UW Medicine nurse Mary Larson provides care for people at Harborview Medical Center's Pioneer Square Clinic. Many patients there have experienced homelessness. 

Hospitals and emergency rooms around the country are packed with sleek, cutting-edge technologies. But it’s a distinctly different picture over at your primary-care clinic.

The UW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science has launched a program to expand mental health services across the state.
 

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