Rebekah Bernard MD and Niran Al-Agba MD | [...]
In The New Republic, Niran Al-Agba, co-author of Patients at Risk, covers how thousands of urgent care clinics have popped up over the last decade. How safe are they?
PPP’s Dr. Shaffer Talks with Virginia 7 News About Bill that Shortens Training & Experience for Nurse Practitioners
Virginia lawmakers have passed a bill in the House of Delegates that would shorten the prerequisites for nurse practitioners. A PPP expert physician is interviewed by Virginia 7 News.
In part 2 of our discussion, Dr. Alyson Maloy and [...]
Instead of strengthening protections for patients, the Virginia General Assembly is expanding autonomous practice for nurse practitioners (NPs).
Tennessee Physician Alert: Two Bills Have Returned to This Year’s Legislature – YOUR ACTION NEEDED NOW
Two harmful bills are advancing again in 2022 that would remove physician oversight for the state’s APRNs and eliminate requirements for PAs to have a formal relationship with a physician.
Legislation has allowed non-physician practitioners (NPPs) to independently diagnose patients, without physician supervision. HOWEVER, consumer protection laws have not kept up with this trend.