State practice environments and the supply of physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and certified nurse-midwives.

@article{Sekscenski1994StatePE,
  title={State practice environments and the supply of physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and certified nurse-midwives.},
  author={Edward S. Sekscenski and Stephanie N Sansom and Carol Bazell and Marla Salmon and Fitzhugh Mullan},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={331 19},
  pages={1266-71}
}
BACKGROUND Most proposals to increase access to primary care in the United States emphasize increasing the proportion of generalist physicians. Another approach is to increase the number of physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and certified nurse-midwives. METHODS We analyzed variations in the regulation of nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and certified nurse-midwives in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Using a 100-point scoring system, we assigned numerical values… CONTINUE READING

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