Primary Care

The Partnership’s 2008 Primary Care Access Study has served as the foundation for a long-range plan to address the need for access to primary health care services. The study found that while the county had an adequate supply of primary care providers based on physician to population ratios, profound shortages existed in the neighborhoods with the greatest medical need:


Milwaukee Health Care Partnership members have engaged in a number of strategies — collectively and independently — to help close the gap in access to primary care services: