Patients Warm To Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants

Full story: Forbes.com

U.S. consumers still like to see a doctor, but if they have to wait, they are happy to see a nurse practitioner or a physician assistant, a new study in the June issue of Health Affairs says.

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Jun 4, 2013
 
Better get used to it because less than a year ago six years into Romney Care in Massachusetts they had to pass a bill allowing physician assistants and nurse practioners to act as primary care for many.

Repeat physcian assistants and nurse practioners acting as primary care for patients.

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Jun 18, 2013
 
i somehow agree to this. keeping patients waiting is no good especially when they feel pain and discomfort

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