Qualified medical assistants can help primary care practices become more efficient, reduce patient wait times, and streamline patient processing, but their training may be lacking.
Nurse practitioners are choosing primary care at a higher rate than physicians and physician assistants.
Physician assistants are using their flexibility to make career changes and meet changing healthcare needs.
The majority of PA students and practicing PAs did not feel that their PA program adequately trained them to screen for opioid abuse.
Physicians develop their own practice styles, and if you work repeatedly with them you begin to anticipate their next moves and think like they do.
APCs and physicians provided an equivalent amount of low-value health services.
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