Nurse practitioners can save primary care | IN 60 SECONDS

Studies consistently show that America will face a drastic shortage of primary care doctors in the coming years, which will most hurt the poor, the elderly, and those living outside of cities where most doctors practice. But AEI’s Robert Doar points to new research from Montana State economist Peter Buerhaus to show that nurse practitioners present a viable solution to this dilemma – if only state legislators would let them.

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SOURCE — The Complexities of Physician Supply and Demand: Projections from 2016 to 2030 (2018 Update) — https://goo.gl/YbBzgU

SOURCE — American Association of Nurse Practitioners, 2017 https://goo.gl/h4K45R

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