A recent article by PYA Principals Lori Foley and Valerie Rock and Senior Consulting Manager Allison Wilson has been published in the summer edition of The Physicians Report, a publication of Physicians Insurance. “Considering an Advanced Practice Provider? Here’s What You Need to Know” explains the highly sought-after role of advanced practice providers (APPs), given the compounding effects of increasing physician shortages and decreasing physician practice profits. It also outlines operational and financial issues practices should consider with the addition of nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
…Time and consideration are critical to evaluating the best solutions for the organization and for building the proper foundation for a long-term ﬁt. With proper education and planning, the utilization of APPs in a physician practice can provide a viable solution to address increasing burdens and to ﬁll a critical gap in population care for the foreseeable future.
Read the full article here.
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