Primary Care

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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Why Primary Care Physician Salaries Are Increasing

Five Reasons to Explain This Salary Increase There are multiple factors that influence how much you make as a physician – including what specialty you practice. In the fields of Primary Care and Critical Care, America is facing increased demand and shortages of available physicians. Therefore, physicians are now positioned in the industry to earn …

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Preparing for a Shortage of Primary Care Physicians

What to Expect From the Primary Care Shortage The number of Primary Care physicians in the United States is failing to keep up with ever-growing demand. Studies indicate that there could be a shortfall of 37,800-124,000 Primary Care and Specialty Care doctors by the year 2034.  Salaries Role in the Shortage One factor deterring medical students …

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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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