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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 ...
Nursing Economics just posted an advance copy of an article that will be published in its September/October issue, and it's easy to understand why. All advanced practice nurses will rejoice in this systematic review of literature published between 1990 and 2008, which concludes what NPs, CNSs, CNMs and CRNAs have known all along: They ...
The common and rousing thread in many sessions at last week's NAPNAP conference (National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners) was the call to action on healthcare reform, specifically the provisions for healthcare medical homes.
The legislation contains language authorizing the creation of demonstration projects for this model, ...
AMA Columnist Takes Bad Aim at NPs
I'm glad that Stephen Ferrara, NP, took the bait. Ferrara is a family nurse practitioner in New York, and he writes a blog called ''A Nurse Practitioner's View.'' Yesterday he posted his thoughtful commentary on a column published by the AMA's ''virtual mentor,'' Randy Wexler, MD, MPH. Check out Ferrara's post ...
Anne Perry, NP, is a representative in the state government of Maine, and she has introduced legislation that will remove language referring to physician delegation of nurse practitioners in Maine. Maine NPs have had independent practice authority for years, but some ambiguous language still remains in statute.
Hear Perry comment on the ...
It has been a very busy fall for ECFC. In addition to general patient care and all the day-to-day administrative issues, we are faced with another task. The state of MN has mandated that all recipients of state-sponsored health insurance have access to and are members of a state-certified Health Care Home.
Eagan Child and Family Care is one of ...
The care of older adults is the overriding issue at this year's GAPNA conference of course, but members are also turning their attention to national practice issues that affect all NP specialties. Yesterday, Evelyn Duffy, NP, director of the adult and gerontologic NP program at Case Western Reserve University, presented an informational session ...
Writing in today's issue of USA Today, Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell champions nurse practitioners as the means to universal access to healthcare.
Together with Tine Hansen-Turton, who is CEO of the National Nursing Centers Consortium headquartered in Philadelphia, Rendell argues that the projected primary care physician shortage could thwart ...
Summer is rolling along at ECFC. Thankfully, our June has been busier than May was. Within the next three weeks our state has mandated that all medical claims be filed electronically (July 15). The state has contracted with an organization to allow free access to their Web-based e-filing system. We are awaiting approval to go ahead and begin ...