Items Tagged ‘primary care physicians’

Doctor's help

March 23, 2017

Doctor’s help

By pilarina pilarina

My doctor is Allison Leung MD. I see her once a year for a physical and, although I’m over 75, she keeps me fit and healthy. I’m so inspired by her. She knows exactly what I should do and take for my small ailments. Thank you Dr. Leung! I know I’ll keep healthy as long […]

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Tags: annual check-up, Doctors Day, Dr. Allison Leung, Family Medicine, internal medicine, patient stories, primary care physicians


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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Tags: advanced practice clinicians, antibiotics, Dr. John Mafi, low-value health services, needless tests, needless treatment, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, primary care physicians, x-rays