Items Tagged ‘nurse practitioners’

Looking for a new provider?

February 6, 2018

Looking for a new provider?

By uclahealth uclahealth

Your primary care provider is an important partner for improved health and well-being. Whether you’re looking for your first provider, have changed insurers or have relocated, these tips can help you find one. Primary care providers are often the first call you make when you want to ask a health question. They can: Keep you […]

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Tags: family practice, find a provider, internal medicine, nurse practitioners, pcp, physician referral service, physicians assistant, primary care providers


Nurse practitioners and physicians offer similar care, study finds

June 29, 2016

Nurse practitioners and physicians offer similar care, study finds

By Enrique Rivero Enrique Rivero

Do nurse practitioners and physician assistants provide the same level of care as doctors? That’s the question to keep in mind amid a growing controversy over proposals to expand the role of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in doctors’ offices due to a shortage of primary care physicians. A new study could either help provide […]

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