This growing burden of skin disease, along with the increasingly multidisciplinary aspect of treating dermatologic conditions, and the growing emphasis on coordinated care, requires dermatologists to respond innovatively by adapting their practice models to these evolving changes.

Newer models of patient care delivery that drive improved quality of care, efficiency of care, and access to care demand and incentivize greater collaboration. This means that dermatologists cannot go it alone; we must work closely with primary care physicians and other specialists to meet patients’ needs.