Nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) are advanced practice clinicians that are increasingly involved in the delivery of health care services. The role of advanced practice clinicians in primary care has been described previously.1-4 However, less is known about advanced practice clinicians in physician specialty practices.5 In this study, we characterize levels of and changes in advanced practice clinician employment across different physician practices in the United States in 2008 and 2016, with a particular focus on specialty practices.
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Martsolf GR, Barnes H, Richards MR, Ray KN, Brom HM, McHugh MD. Employment of Advanced Practice Clinicians in Physician Practices. JAMA Intern Med. Published online April 30, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.1515
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