Keyword: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
The physician assistant workforce is one of the fastest-growing professions in healthcare—with an increase in both numbers and salaries.
A body of evidence suggests that maintenance of certification is tied to care quality and patient trust, says Dawn Morton-Rias.
A new study found that 28% of all specialty practices are employing nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
Hospitals they are increasingly turning to certified physician assistants to support overburdened emergency medicine teams and improve efficiency.
Physician assistants aren’t just working in primary care anymore, as a new report shows an overwhelming majority work in specialty areas.
There’s a battle going on between the national group that represents physician assistants and the group that currently certifies them.
More than 70 percent of certified physician assistants in the United States work in specialties outside of primary care, according to a new national survey.