Utilization of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in specialty practices

With the advent of health care reform, both multi-surgeon spine practices and solo practitioners are faced with the challenge of managing the over 32 million Americans that will now have access to health care and remaining both profitable, and efficient while doing so. Part of the solution will be further incorporation of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants into specialty practices to accommodate a larger patient volume in addition to allowing specialists more time to focus on complex conditions. See link to Spine-Health for full article: http://www.spine-health.com/physicians/utilization-nurse-practitioners-and-physician-assistants-your-spine-practice