When Karen Saintsing, DVM, a farming community veterinarian, developed sudden [...]
Nurse practitioner and physician assistant advocates often assure physicians that they face little liability or risk when performing supervision, insisting that NPs and PAs are liable for their own errors.
PPP member, Christopher Garofalo, M.D is interviewed in a story on Medical Economics asking: “Who will provide primary care?”
Imagine this scenario: You are rolled into an operating room in a surgical center for an outpatient elective procedure. But when you wake up; you’re in an emergency department, and you learn that you nearly died from anesthesia complications.
PPP board member, Dr. Alyson Maloy, is featured in a Bloomberg story discussing telehealth startup, Cerebral.
PPP member, Dr. Christopher Garofalo, provides in-depth expertise in a story on PhysiciansPractice.com discussing how quality of care can differ between NPs, PAs, and physicians.
Dr. Christopher Garofalo is included in an article on Medical Economics that addresses the debate on whether or not NPs have received qualified training to practice independently.
North Carolina Supreme Court overturns a 93-year-old precedent that prevented nurses from being held liable for medical harm.
Physicians train for at least 15,000 hours before we are permitted to practice independently, and one of the reasons is that it takes a long time and a lot of patient volume to be exposed to the many different presentations of disease processes to learn how to recognize true emergencies that need immediate interventions.
North Carolina PPP member and founder of Take Medicine Back, Dr. Mitchell Li, is quoted in a story on how state legislators have been misled about the effectiveness of advanced practice nurses.