Patients are happy to see the NP, study finds

06/5/2013 | Forbes

A patient survey shows that most people are happy to see a nurse practitioner or physician assistant rather than wait to see a doctor, according to a study from the Association of American Medical Colleges reported in Health Affairs. It coincides with a study in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, which found that 60% of family physicians routinely collaborate with NPs, certified nurse-midwives and physician assistants.

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