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Some N.Y. Nurse Practitioners To Be Freed Of Doc Supervision In 2015  

Jill Tucker, RN says: “Beginning this year, nurse practitioners in New York state, who have two years of full-time practice experience, are no longer required to have physician oversight. This allows nurse practitioners, particularly in under-served rural areas, to assist patients when doctors are in short supply. And with time management being a chief complaint among overworked physicians, nurse practitioners can pick up the slack (while reducing patient costs) and allow doctors to devote more quality time to patient care.” Some N.Y. Nurse Practitioners To Be Freed Of Doc Supervision In 2015 Modern Healthcare  December 30, 2014

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Full Utilization of Nurse Practitioners: Helped by Laws, Hindered by Health Care Culture 

Jill Tucker, RN says: “To combat a primary care shortage, legislation giving more responsibility and oversight to Nurse Practitioners has been passed in many states. But a recent study from the Columbia University School of Nursing shows that long-standing organizational policy in hospitals and care groups still trumps changes introduced by government.” Full Utilization of Nurse Practitioners: Helped by Laws, Hindered by Health Care Culture RWJF.org  January 16, 2014 

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