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PAs Provide Quality Care and Improve Outcomes

As we continue down the path of healthcare reform and new delivery models, quality and value are two ingredients that will be measured and tracked. It is critical that PA performance and quality be measured in an objective fashion as these new models of care are developed nationwide. Read more

5 Benefits of Employing a Physician Assistant

PAs are in greater need than ever before as more Americans gain access to healthcare and the physician shortage increases. Here are five benefits of employing a PA at your facility. Read more

What NPs and PAs Should Look For in a Locum Tenens Agency

Locum tenens assignments are a great way for you to gain experience and earn some extra cash. However, with so many staffing companies clamoring for your attention, you may have questions about which one is right for you. This checklist of questions to ask can help. Read more

ACA Increases Demand for NPs Specializing in Psychiatry

Insurance companies are now required to cover mental health care and substance abuse treatment, thanks to new provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) -- and the demand for nurse practitioners who specialize in psychiatry is greater than ever before. Read more

When a Temporary NP Assignment Turns into a Full-Time Job

A career as a nurse practitioner took Patricia Maybee to the other side of the world — and a locum tenens assignment helped her come back. Here’s how a temporary assignment helped her to find a permanent position, as well as a passion for tribal healthcare. Read more

Visit us at the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Conference in Nashville

The conference is not only a great way to keep up with the latest clinical trends but also to learn about the many nurse practitioner jobs available across the country. Read more

AAPA Impact 2014: Locum Tenens for Any Stage of Your PA Career

It’s a great conference here in Boston, where about 5,000 physician assistants are attending AAPA Impact 2014. I’m thrilled to share my experiences working as a locum tenens PA. Read more

2014 American Academy of Physician Assistants Conference in Boston

Later this week, the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) will kick off the largest PA-focused CME event in the world. Attendees of the 2014 AAPA Impact Conference can earn up to 40 hours of CME and hear from some of the leading minds in medicine, including surgeon and best-selling author Dr. Atul Gawande. Read more

3 Benefits of Nurse-Led Clinics

The Accountable Care Act has made health insurance available to millions who didn’t have access to it before — but the shortage of doctors may make it harder for them to get the care they need. Nurse-led clinics, run by nurse practitioners instead of doctors, may be a viable solution. Read more

INFOGRAPHIC: Nurse Practitioners’ Awareness and Perception of Locum Tenens

CompHealth recently surveyed nearly 1,400 nurse practitioners to understand their opinions and experiences with locum NP jobs. Here’s what we found. Read more