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Nurse Practitioners As Primary Care Doctors

Posted Jul 25 2009 11:18pm

Some estimate that as many as 125,000 nurse practitioners throughout the U.S. might have a sizable impact on the primary care shortage.  In Boston, wait times are about as bad as they get, providing the impetus for finding a solution quickly.

Trying to get an appointment to see your primary care doctor can be a burden. In Boston, the wait time to see a physician is the worst in the country, with an average of almost 50 days.

via Nurse Practitioners Can Practice As Primary Care Doctors.

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