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Advanced Practice Provider Executives, Inc. - APPex

5 recruiting tips to fight the looming physician shortage: Utilize NPs and PAs

Posted almost 4 years ago by Nicholas M Perrino

"Stretch the chain of command. Don't just look for physicians to fill the void even though doctors provide a lot of income to hospitals. Consider hiring non-physician providers like nurse practitioners and physician assistants, to take on the workload. 'It's almost like you triage a physician's office depending on what patients need; it's not about always seeing a doctor anymore,' Davis said."