Maintaining a strong partnership between public health practitioners and primary care providers is a critical piece of keeping the public safe, healthy, and well. ASTHO's primary care portfolio examines key areas of the intersection between public health and primary care and equips state/territorial health departments to maintain a robust healthcare workforce. ASTHO also supports state/territorial primary care offices (PCOs) with training and resources on access to care issues and health workforce recruitment and retention.
The Rise of Primary Care Transformation—State and Territorial Primary Care Offices Play a Key Role
This brief discusses the roles that PCOs have in addressing primary care transformation.Access the Brief
The Vital Role of State Primary Care Offices—Ensuring Access to Quality Care
This blog post spotlights Maryland’s role in ensuring access to quality care for communities through the Maryland Total Cost of Care model.Read the Blog Post
The Impact of Broadband Redlining on Health Equity
This compilation of slides addresses topics such as shortage designations, PCO responsibilities, managing and improving population health, and more.Open the Slides