The employment and use of nurse practitioners and physician assistants by rural hospitals.

@article{Krein1997TheEA,
  title={The employment and use of nurse practitioners and physician assistants by rural hospitals.},
  author={Sarah L. Krein},
  journal={The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association},
  year={1997},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={45-58}
}
  • Sarah L. Krein
  • Published 1997 in
    The Journal of rural health : official journal of…
Nurse practitioners and physician assistants are both important resources for the delivery of health care services in rural areas. Nevertheless, little is known about the demand for their services by rural employers. The purpose of this study was: (1) to describe and compare the employment and use of nurse practitioners and physician assistants by rural hospitals in an eight-state region in the northwestern United States (Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Montana, Idaho, Oregon and… CONTINUE READING

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