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We hope you had a great NP Week 2012!
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This week, ADVANCE for
NPs & PAs editorial staff members Jen Ford and Kelly Wolfgang attended
the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Conference 2012 in Orlando,
Florida. We updated our Facebook and Twitter pages throughout the
week with pictures, recaps, details of sessions and more!
On Facebook, we
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we posted the article ''Organizing and Investing to Expand Primary Care
Availability with Nurse Practitioners'' by Peter J. Levin and Rick Bateman from Journal of Community Health to our ...
About 80 physicians, dentists, NPs and PAs have voted to unionize 13 clinics that make up the Northeast Valley Health Corporation (NEVHC) in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys near Los Angeles.
The healthcare providers voted to join the Union of American Physicians and Dentists, according to a March 4 article at the UAPD website and an ...
Health and Human Services Sec. Kathleen Sebelius announced the Healthy People 2020 initiative on Dec. 2.
According to Chief Technology Officer Todd Park, ''This milestone in disease prevention and health promotion creates an opportunity to leverage information technology to make Healthy People come alive for all Americans in their ...
We heard from Maine nurse practitioner Virginia LaNoce, who surrendered her NP license to the Board of Nursing after several complaints about her prescribing practices. Read our first story here. We also reported that she was heading back to practice. But that doesn't seem to be in the cards just yet. LaNoce's license was reinstated early this ...
Nova Scotia NP Karen Snider was fired from her position a month ago, and the media and the community are rallying behind her because they feel the reasons were unjust.
According to a news report (and this one as well), Snider made comments about the need for a full-time office staffperson to help manage the growing number of patients the South ...
An NP in miami tracks and cracks down on health care providers committing Medicare fraud, according to an article on Nurse.com.
Peggy Sposado, NP, works with agents to root out fraudulent claims in Miami, where one-quarter of the country's Medicare fraud occurs. She works in a unique center:
She works at the only healthcare fraud fusion ...
This election is vitally important to those in the health care industry, and NPs are getting involved. A nurse practitioner working for Planned Parenthood narrated an ad on Roe v. Wade and how it pertains to the current presidential election, as reported by Politico.com.
The NP says, ''As a nurse practitioner with Planned Parenthood, I know ...