The American Resident Project, sponsored by ThinkAnthem, is a platform for future physician leaders – medical students, residents and physicians newly in practice – to connect, explore ideas for transforming American health care delivery, and exchange their views with other health care providers and opinion leaders across the country. READ MORE
When a patient has a minor injury or illness, their decision of whether to go to a primary care provider or to the Emergency Room (ER) can end up costing or saving the patient and the U.S. health care system a significant amount of money.
Health literacy is the ability to understand health information, which is necessary to take ownership of your own health and stay on top of chronic conditions. It is important for patients to not only understand the health care system, but also how to manage and treat their conditions and overall health.