Giving NPs more independence is an answer to primary care shortage

05/8/2013 | Politico (Washington, D.C.)

Allowing nurse practitioners to practice to their full potential is a fast and cost-effective way to meet the health care needs of millions of Americans who will be eligible for health insurance next year, according to Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action advisers Sheila Burke of Harvard and Bill Novelli of Georgetown. Studies show that NPs provide high-quality care comparable to that of doctors, and they can lower costs by one-third, especially when they practice independently.

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