In an era where demand for medical services is outstripping supply, a good idea born in the 1960s is emerging as a medical innovation domestically and globally.
A study found that primary care provider ordering habits may result in higher healthcare costs versus the habits of nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
Advocating for patients’ needs is crucial. Are you up to the task?
There are many options for PAs beyond clinical work.
Laws in more than half the states are likely to prevent NPs from using their licenses in rural areas that need it most.
Nearly three-quarters of PAs now say that their main area of practice is in a specialty other than primary care.
Discussing end-of-life wishes is exceptionally difficult, for us as providers, as well as patients. However, if we can give a last bit of dignity to that person in the end of life, we’ve done an extraordinary thing.
You can’t lead if the cards are stacked against you from the start. You can’t lead if the playing field is not level and ours has never been.
Even physicians learn to love a program that could provide a lifeline for hospitals struggling to find doctors.
One MD discusses the core building blocks he has found to be essential to developing a productive MD-PA relationship.