TITLE

A niche for PAs to effect change in our health care system

AUTHOR(S)
Schuer, Kevin M.
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
JAAPA: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (;Aug2009, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the changes of the health care system towards the physician assistants in the U.S. He notes that health care should be delivered via multidisciplinary teams is a new model that is not new to some physician assistants in the country. Moreover, he suggests that smooth team functioning is needed because of the increasing complexity of care and the need to coordinate multiple patient needs.
ACCESSION #
43755850

 

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