scope of practice
InnovationShould a Pharmacist Be Allowed to Deliver Primary Care Services?
A HIMSS 2023 panel debated whether pharmacists could help beleaguered primary care doctors by taking on some non-acute care services.
NursingThe Exec: Advanced Practice Providers Key to Managing Physician Shortages
Including advanced practice providers in a practice redesign benefits physicians and patients, nurse leader says.
NursingNurse Anesthetists Campaign for the Save America’s Rural Hospitals Act
Legislation to bolster rural hospitals includes provision to give CRNAs autonomy.
TechnologyCMS Improves Medicaid Reimbursement for Digital Health Consults
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued guidance changing Medicaid and CHIP coverage for eConsults, or provider-to-provider specialty...
NursingPro-Nursing Bills Advance in Lame Duck Congress
One bill would remove federal practice barriers for NPs. The other bill would restore collective bargaining rights for VA clinicians.
NursingANA Write-In Campaign Pushes Congress to Address Nursing Workforce Issues
Nurse leaders are also pushing to extend the relaxed care access policies issued during the COVID-19 PHE through at least...
NursingAANP Commends New York Governor's Plan to Grant Full Practice Authority to Nurse Practitioners
Requiring NPs to have a written practice agreement with a physician is 'an obstacle' to providing care to New Yorkers,...
NursingAANP Foresees Five Healthcare Trends to Watch in 2022
Nurse practitioners will be at the forefront of pressing healthcare issues, American Association of Nurse Practitioners predicts.
NursingHow LPNs Are Filling Nurse Staffing Gaps for Allegheny Health Network
The staffing crisis required CNO Claire Zangerle to get 'creative.' To her nursing teams' dismay, she brought LPNs back into...
NursingName Change Sparks Dispute Between Nurse, Physician Anesthesiologist Organizations
Physicians charge the newly named American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology is 'title misappropriation.'
NursingHow Nurse Practitioners Are Changing American Healthcare
'There is the need, and they are certainly meeting that need,' AANP's new president says.
NursingDelaware Law Grants Nurse Practitioners Full Practice Authority
AANP commends Delaware's efforts to prioritize the health of patients and improve healthcare delivery.