Rep. Dr. Edward Canfield, D.O.; audio on House Resolution on Family Medicine Week

Rep. Canfield talks about House passage Tuesday of his House Resolution 250, which establishes February 18-24, 2018, as Family Medicine Week in the state of Michigan.  Dr. Canfield, a family physician for some 30 years himself, says it is becoming increasingly difficult to attract individuals to practice in smaller communities like his home of Sebewaing….

Rep. Dr. Ned Canfield, D.O., R-Sebewaing; audio on rural and underserved medical care

Rep. Canfield, the Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, says as the new fiscal year begins, the Early Primary Care Program, a program designed to get more physicians into both rural and urban underserved areas in Michigan, is part of the state spending plan.  Rep. Canfield says the Early Primary…

Rep. Ned Canfield, D.O.; audio on new Caro hospital

Dr. Canfield talks about final passage of the state’s 2018 Fiscal Year budget by the state House on Tuesday, which includes $115 million for the construction of a new state psychiatric hospital in Caro, news that Rep. Canfield says is a positive development for his district at a number of levels.      

Rep. Dr. Ned Canfield, D.O., R-Sebewaing; audio on role of state in health care reform

Rep. Dr. Ned Canfield, D.O., the chair of the budget committee shaping the spending plan for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, says a federal health care reform plan will need to give the states more authority and flexibility.  A primary care physician in Michigan’s Thumb, Dr. Canfield believes improved state and local flexibility…