Patient Perspectives of Midlevel Providers in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

  title={Patient Perspectives of Midlevel Providers in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine},
  author={Blaine T. Manning and Daniel D. Bohl and Charles P. Hannon and Michael L Redondo and David R. Christian and Brian Forsythe and Shane J. Nho and Bernard R. Bach},
  journal={Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine},
  • B. Manning, D. Bohl, B. Bach
  • Published 1 April 2018
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine
Background: Midlevel providers (eg, nurse practitioners and physician assistants) have been integrated into orthopaedic systems of care in response to the increasing demand for musculoskeletal care. Few studies have examined patient perspectives toward midlevel providers in orthopaedic sports medicine. Purpose: To identify perspectives of orthopaedic sports medicine patients regarding midlevel providers, including optimal scope of practice, reimbursement equity with physicians, and importance… 

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