Nurse Practitioners

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Locum Tenens for Nurse Practitioners

The physician shortage in specialties like Primary Care and Psychiatry has caused a dramatic increase in the demand for Nurse Practitioners. Resulting from an aging population and changes in the healthcare system, many facilities all over the country are left without adequate coverage, and the problem will only continue to grow. In order to fill …

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The Guide to Advanced Practitioner’s Salaries

Here’s What You Need to Know About Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistants’ Salaries Part of any successful career plan is knowing the going rate for your specialty, experience and region. Demand for healthcare is growing, and we are seeing rises in physician salaries as healthcare organizations compete to attract top talent. In most industries, there …

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Impact of nurse practitioners on health care

The Impact of Nurse Practitioners on Healthcare

Managing the Primary Care Shortage The number of licensed Nurse Practitioners has more than doubled since 2007, and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that number to grow 36 percent by 2026. The shortage of Primary Care physicians and other specialists fuels this growth. Across the country, Nurse Practitioners are providing healthcare in communities …

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The Future of Pediatrics

How Pediatric Care is Evolving Through Technology The future of Pediatrics is evolving and offering increased opportunities to help children in need. Fifty percent of young children are afraid of visiting the doctor. It can be difficult for children – especially young children – to understand the “why” behind their treatments. Adapting medicine for kids …

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Improving Women’s Health in Alabama

Ways Alabama Can Move Towards Improving Women’s Health Care The Alabama Department of Public Health ranks access to care as the state’s second greatest health concern, followed by the third-most important concern: poor pregnancy outcomes. Alabama’s officials seek to reduce barriers to care and ensure all pregnant women receive prenatal care.  How can your facility move …

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Medicaid for Women’s Health in Louisiana

What It Means for Medicaid Coverage in Louisiana The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has made improving Medicaid for Women’s Health a top priority, including maternal and infant health. Medicaid currently finances about half of births in the United States, making the impact from Medicaid procedures far-reaching. About two-thirds of women on Medicaid are in …

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