Is the Nursing Home Model The Best Option For The Future?

I often find myself wondering, while visiting a nursing home, how our healthcare system for the elderly ended up this way.  I have become very good at ignoring the smells, sounds, cries and staff’s freguent insensitivities and focusing on my client.  I also have to help  the family with the emotional, physical, psychological and financial…

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Does The Role Of the Primary Care Provider Need Changing??

I find myself thinking about the changing role of the primary care provider (PCP).  What will the role be as the healthcare landscape changes?  Do you PCPs feel their roles are changing?  Does the role need revamping? As a nurse practitioner, I have always had the highest regard for the PCP role.  Most of my…

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