It is interesting to note that despite the dramatic increase in the use of nonphysician
specialists between the pre- and postperiods, the overall severity composition of the treatment initiators did not change dramatically.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Nonphysician
staff in 10 primary care clinics initially were leery of giving patients the ability to e-mail their clinics, but they became more enthusiastic 6 months after using an electronic communication system, a study of 76 staff members found.
The mean role conflict score was 4.29 in the physician executive group and 4.31 for the nonphysician
executives, a nonsignificant difference.
As the first nonphysician
ever to be inducted as an honorary member of the organization, I must say I found the article "Managing Customer Relationships: A Health Care Imperative" (Jan/Feb 2015 PLJ, Vol.
"The more comfortable able people are with nonphysicians
, the more difficult it will be for us to fight nonphysician
' expansion of their scope of practice."
"We want to support the better utilization of nonphysician
providers," she said.
Studies that have differentiated between all physician providers and nonphysician
specialists, however, have found stronger evidence of cross-price effects (Fairbank 1989).
However, only collaboration between physician and nonphysician
executives will engender powerful change. As medicine faces sweeping changes, only strong leadership will enable both the profession and the principles of quality care to survive.
Of the five disciplinary actions, the majority of doctors were reprimanded for not being present while a nonphysician
employee injected patients with soft-tissue fillers.
At least one recent study projects a shortage of tens of thousands of primary care physicians for adult patients, even after the contributions of the nursing profession, physician assistants, and other nonphysician
health professionals are taken into account.
Plaintiff was incorporated after Carothers met Hillel Sher, a nonphysician
who owned and controlled two companies that together held long-term leases for three, fully equipped, operational MRI facilities in New York City.
The findings come from a single-center study that sought to identify the type, burden, and frequency of complications from laser tattoo removal, a procedure offered by both physician and nonphysician