Tag - healthcare reform
April 19th, 2013 Are NPs the answer to the doctor shortage? While an intriguing question, I think we all know there is not a singular answer, but rather a multitude of factors over years that will help America adjust its supply and demand.
February 22nd, 2012 I typically cringe when I read anything describing a bit on healthcare reform as "great", but as it turns out, this article linked from a tweet by Becker's Hospital Review is, in fact, a great overview of the legislative changes in healthcare that began in 2010. For a quick summary, I've compiled some key highlights...
February 7th, 2012 Times are changing. It is refreshing and exciting to see college students now declare that they want to be a PA in the future. This is certainly different from just 15 years ago when I was on my journey toward a PA career as a student in the Duke PA program. This year, 17,000 PA applicants are estimated to be competing for 5,550 seats nationwide.
October 5th, 2011 National PA Week is approaching -- October 6-12, 2011. Some of you may know that the original PA Day was Oct 6. and that coincided with Dr. Eugene Stead's birthday. Dr. Stead, as our founding father, was a local legend at Duke Medical Center, and those of us fortunate to have known him remember his great stories and his amazing vision for our profession.