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The Doctor Is Out, But the Advanced Practice Provider Can See You Now

July 18, 2014 

Nurses and physician assistants are rising in numbers and ranks to augment patient care, especially in underserved communities. A study published last year illustrated that increased use of nurse practitioners and physician assistants could significantly lessen the projected primary care physician shortage. Their expanded roles could also dramatically reduce costs, according to a recent report.

 

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