Rising numbers of women in higher education and a growing desire among healthcare workers for work/life balance are fueling physician assistant job growth. But the head of a PA industry group says the lack of diversity among PAs is "disturbing."
Healthcare organizations "are coming to the realization as they transform from the fee-for-service to fee-for-value environment that they don't have the skills and capabilities and resources and experiences necessary to successfully do that transition," says an industry analyst.
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