Author | Bradley Schmidt

Articles

Defining the Scope of Practice

April 06, 2011

Increasingly, mid-level practitioners are a patient's primary point of contact, changing the nature of primary care delivery and starting a heated debate over who is most qualified to manage patient care in the United States.

Paging Dr. Nurse: The Growing Role of Non-traditional Care Providers

February 09, 2011

The need for more providers to deliver primary care is unquestioned, but can non-MDs deliver the same quality of care independent of physician sueprvision?

USPSTF Lowers Age for Osteoporosis Screening in New Recommendations

February 04, 2011

Women as young as 50 "with an equivalent fracture risk" to a 65-year-old woman (smoking, low BMI, family history, excessive alcohol use) should be screened.