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Could Nurse Practitioners Get More Authority, in Order to Solve Physician Shortage?

Posted on · Primary care physicians are in short supply. A study out earlier this month from the Association of American Medical Colleges indicates that by 2025 the deficit of doctors will be somewhere between 46,000 and 90,000. Part of what is causing this shortage is the growing number of people signing up for the Affordable Care Act […]

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Nurses, Colonias, and Lockpickers: Friday’s Show (March 20, 2015)

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good, some of it bad, some of it downright ugly. Each Friday, we discuss intriguing developments in the week’s news with our rotating panel of “non-experts” who consider The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of it all. On this edition of Houston Matters, “Native […]