Susan DeVore: Leverage under-used care providers Last Updated: July 9, 2014
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With the impending influx of Medicare and Medicaid patients, coupled with our aging physician workforce, our country’s physician shortage problem is poised to only worsen. Let’s be clear—there’s no way to replace the care a physician provides when it is needed. But one way to alleviate physician shortages is to leverage under-utilized agents in the clinical and community setting, such as nurses and other care providers.

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