Tag - healthcare reform
January 27th, 2016 Dr. Kathleen Klotz owned a private neurology practice for 20 years. But with the Affordable Care Act came new requirements for digital records. Because she did not have the resources to upgrade her computer system, she was forced to shut down her practice and start looking for a hospital job.
October 17th, 2014 As we continue down the path of healthcare reform and new delivery models, quality and value are two ingredients that will be measured and tracked. It is critical that PA performance and quality be measured in an objective fashion as these new models of care are developed nationwide.
October 15th, 2013 The idea of using nurse practitioners and physician assistants to fill the primary care gap has gained enormous traction. Still there are those who continue to reject it, including doctors, saying it will result in less-qualified care.