David E. Mittman, PA, DFAAPA, president and chair of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Board of Directors, spoke with Clinical Advisor about the association’s legislative wins and advocacy work during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the United States.
As a result of the 2019 novel coronavirus, nurse practitioners and physician assistants can now conduct telehealth services outside of rural areas for patients utilizing Medicare.
A big focus of my practice has been improving health literacy, or the ability of patients to understand what clinicians are talking about.
Sophia L. Thomas, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PPCNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP, president of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), spoke with Clinical Advisor amidst the rapidly expanding novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the United States.
The Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act authorize PAs and NPs to order home healthcare services for Medicare patients.
Odds ratios for past-year use up for men, those with co-occurring substance use and mental illness.
Dedicated OR equipped with negative pressure system, dedicated anesthesia machine required.
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To comply with Medicare and Medicaid regulations updated in September 2019, the Joint Commission is removing the term “licensed independent practitioner” from hospital restraint and seclusion standards.
Expansion will allow millions of seniors to take care of medical problems while staying at home.
The leadership of American Thoracic Society recently released a statement, as well as 2 fact sheets, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The nurse practitioner workforce and compensation significantly increased in 2019.
A new development in the medical field includes providing patients with rewards for showing up to appointments and successfully completing treatment.
Between 2017 and 2018, the number of certified PAs increased by 6.6% and the average annual salary increased by 12.4%.
Healthcare workers were more likely to partake in hand-hygiene protocols after contaminating tasks vs critical tasks and before such tasks.
As excitement grows around AI and the benefits it could have in healthcare, concerns remain about the technology’s pitfalls.
Researchers report the need for more child neurology trainees to enter a sleep medicine fellowship in an effort to improve the outcomes of children with neurologic disorders that may be linked to sleep disruption.
More pedestrian crashes happening at night, with trucks, and with distracted drivers.
The COVID-19 epidemic has underscored potential gaps in mental health services during emergencies, while also testing the resilience of healthcare workers and medical systems.
More than 115 PA-positive legislative or regulatory changes were made across 45 states in 2019.