Overcoming Practice Barriers for NPs Nationwide
August 21, 2016•15 min
Host: Renée Simone Yolanda Allen, MD, MHSc., FACOG
Mid-level providers such as nurse practitioners help fill gaps in health care coverage across the country. Yet while NPs have the ability to work independently in a variety of ways including administering treatments, providing consultations, and authorizing use of medical equipment, several practice barriers impede their efforts to provide highest quality care. Host Dr. Renee Allen chats with Patrick Washington, a board-certified nurse practitioner in Family Medicine, about the roles NPs play in the healthcare industry and ways to overcome practice obstacles in the era of health care reform.