First Primary Care Blog

6 Secret Benefits To Having A Primary Care Doctor

For early Americans, a primary care physician was the first thing you looked for in town. Not the nearest Trader Joe’s; not the local gym. Having a primary care physician—with their little black bag and all—was considered one of the most important aspects of daily life.

In the age of Google, it’s easy to lose sight of the huge value primary care doctors bring into our life. 

Here are 6 reasons why having a primary care physician is the best thing you can do for your health, and how you can find one that’s convenient, affordable, and skilled near you.

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How Can Direct Primary Care Fix Healthcare?

Hello, fellow victim-of-the-current-healthcare system. Before we get into what the heck this “direct primary care” is, we have to get one thing straight about American healthcare—we don’t have it. Instead, America has sickcare, a system that only reacts and never prevents (we’ll explain more about that later). But I’m pretty sure I don’t have to convince you that the system we have sucks, because if you know anything—you know that. But why does it suck?

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