“Battles Erupt Over Filling Doctors’ Shoes” Explores the Growing Role of Physician Assistants Filling Gaps in Primary Health Care

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An article published by the Wall Street Journal yesterday explores the role of Physician Assistants filling gaps in primary health care. Many PA’s are helping with the primary-care doctor’s workload by performing tasks such as examining patients, prescribing medications, and conducting rounds in hospitals. What do you think about being treating by a physician’s assistant instead of an M.D.?

Check out the full article on the Wall Street Journal here.

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