Nurse-managed health centers: safety-net care through advanced nursing practice.

  title={Nurse-managed health centers: safety-net care through advanced nursing practice.},
  author={Maria Christina R Esperat and Tine Hanson-Turton and Michele L Richardson and Annette Tyree Debisette and Catherine Rupinta},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners},
  volume={24 1},
PURPOSE To describe the nurse-managed health center (NMHC) as a model for effective health delivery in providing safety-net care to medically underserved populations. DATA SOURCES Although the literature regarding outcomes of the model is still building, mounting evidence shows that NMHCs provide quality and cost-effective care to their target populations. The Division of Nursing of the Health Resources and Services Administration has ample data to support the findings that NMHCs are a… CONTINUE READING