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State-by-state breakdown of physician assistant median salary - Becker's Hospital Review
State-by-state breakdown of physician assistant median salary  Becker's Hospital Review

The median annual salary for full-time clinical physician assistants was $105000 in 2017, a 2.9 percent increase from $102000 the year prior, according to the ...


Franklin Township: Etheridge Family Medicine Hires New Physician Assistant, Shenaz Halani - TAPinto.net
Franklin Township: Etheridge Family Medicine Hires New Physician Assistant, Shenaz Halani  TAPinto.net

SOMERSET, NJ - Shenaz Halani is one of Etheridge Family Medicine's newest hires.


4 Physician Assistant Trends to Watch in 2019 - HealthLeaders Media
4 Physician Assistant Trends to Watch in 2019  HealthLeaders Media

This year's expected developments include a new electronic recertification process for physician assistants.


Guest Opinion: The physician assistant occupation - UI The Daily Iowan
Guest Opinion: The physician assistant occupation  UI The Daily Iowan

Earlier the DI reported on “State of Iowa Could Face Physician Assistant Shortage.” This was a good article. For some reason, though, it never used the “PA” ...


Grand Valley to host Physician Assistant Studies program - Manistee News - Manistee News Advocate
Grand Valley to host Physician Assistant Studies program - Manistee News  Manistee News Advocate

TRAVERSE CITY — Grand Valley State University will host a preview day for its Physician Assistant Studies (PAS) program at the University Center on Jan. 18.


Kentucky is the only state where physician assistants can't prescribe controlled medications. This bill would change that. - The Advocate-Messenger - Danville Advocate
Kentucky is the only state where physician assistants can't prescribe controlled medications. This bill would change that. - The Advocate-Messenger  Danville Advocate

Michael Stanley has worked as a physician assistant for the better part of two decades and seen around 65,000 patients during that time. But he has never ...


Health Professionals Waiting Months for Illinois License Approval - NBC Chicago
Health Professionals Waiting Months for Illinois License Approval  NBC Chicago

If you've visited a doctor in recent years you may have noticed more physician assistants diagnosing illnesses and prescribing medication. In fact, physician ...


Top News in Physician Assistant January 18 2019 (9 of 11) - MD Linx
Top News in Physician Assistant January 18 2019 (9 of 11)  MD Linx

Newswise | January 18, 2019. Nerve axons serve as the wiring of the nervous system, sending electrical signals that control movement and sense of touch.


Physician assistant admits role in $1B Medicare fraud scheme - Becker's Hospital Review
Physician assistant admits role in $1B Medicare fraud scheme  Becker's Hospital Review

A former physician assistant faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty in Florida federal court Jan. 9 to his role in a $1 billion Medicare fraud scheme.


Physician's Assistant Gets 10 Years For Prescribing Opioids - SFGate
Physician's Assistant Gets 10 Years For Prescribing Opioids  SFGate

OAKLAND (BCN) A San Leandro physician's assistant who authorities said was the number one prescriber of opioids in California was sentenced this week to ...


Top News in Physician Assistant January 18 2019 (2 of 2) - MD Linx
Top News in Physician Assistant January 18 2019 (2 of 2)  MD Linx

Newswise | January 18, 2019. Sleeping more than 9 hours per night during pregnancy may be associated with late stillbirth, a new Michigan Medicine-led ...


San Leandro physician assistant gets 10 years for prescribing opioids - KTVU San Francisco
San Leandro physician assistant gets 10 years for prescribing opioids  KTVU San Francisco

A San Leandro physician assistant who authorities said was the number one prescriber of opioids in California was sentenced this week to 10 years in federal ...


Top News in Physician Assistant January 18 2019 (10 of 12) - MD Linx
Top News in Physician Assistant January 18 2019 (10 of 12)  MD Linx

Reuters Health News | January 18, 2019. Independent experts on an advisory panel to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) were divided over whether ...


Victor resident to begin master of physician assistant studies at UND - Teton Valley News
Victor resident to begin master of physician assistant studies at UND  Teton Valley News

Twenty-eight University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences students begin the clinical portion of their studies next week in an effort to earn ...


Physician’s assistant draws 10 years in prison for dealing opioids - San Francisco Chronicle
Physician’s assistant draws 10 years in prison for dealing opioids  San Francisco Chronicle

A San Leandro physician's assistant was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Wednesday for dispensing large amounts of opioid drugs to patients without a ...


This Physician Assistant Fainted While Helping a Patient — and It Pushed Her to Lose 178 Lbs. - PEOPLE.com
This Physician Assistant Fainted While Helping a Patient — and It Pushed Her to Lose 178 Lbs.  PEOPLE.com

Physician assistant Katrina Rigden got the final push to lose weight after she fainted while helping a patient — and dropped 178 lbs.


Diversity efforts in Rutgers physician assistant program pays off - MyCentralJersey.com
Diversity efforts in Rutgers physician assistant program pays off  MyCentralJersey.com

To meet a need for diversity in the profession, the physician assistant program altered the way it recruits and educates students.


Top News in Physician Assistant January 17 2019 (12 of 21) - MD Linx
Top News in Physician Assistant January 17 2019 (12 of 21)  MD Linx

Reuters Health News | January 17, 2019. The partial government shutdown is taking a toll on key safety inspection duties performed by the US Food and Drug ...


New Hampshire ex-physician assistant convicted of taking kickbacks for fentanyl - Press Herald
New Hampshire ex-physician assistant convicted of taking kickbacks for fentanyl  Press Herald

CONCORD, N.H. – A former physician assistant has been convicted of receiving more than $49,000 from a drug manufacturer in exchange for writing more than ...


Essentia Health Welcomes Physician Assistant in Duluth - Duluth News Tribune
Essentia Health Welcomes Physician Assistant in Duluth  Duluth News Tribune

Essentia Health Welcomes Physician Assistant in Duluth. Physician Assistant Danielle Salo has joined the Gastroenterology Department at the Essentia ...


NH physician assistant convicted of kickbacks for prescriptions - WGME
NH physician assistant convicted of kickbacks for prescriptions  WGME

CONCORD, N. H. (AP) -- A former physician assistant has been convicted of receiving more than $49000 from a drug manufacturer in exchange for writing more ...


Top News in Physician Assistant January 15 2019 (4 of 5) - MD Linx
Top News in Physician Assistant January 15 2019 (4 of 5)  MD Linx

A new study of around 8,000 middle-aged and older adults found that swapping a half-hour of sitting around with physical activity of any intensity or duration cut ...


Former Nurse and Physician Assistant Authors Book on Taboo Topic: How to Live Your Values and Die Peacefully - PRNewswire
Former Nurse and Physician Assistant Authors Book on Taboo Topic: How to Live Your Values and Die Peacefully  PRNewswire

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- An ER and ICU nurse and physician assistant for 25 years, Barbara Coombs Lee has written a critically ...


Students of the Month: Center Civic Womens Club - The Times
Students of the Month: Center Civic Womens Club  The Times

CENTER CIVIC WOMEN'S CLUBMadison Kuzmich, a senior at Central Valley High School, was named a Girl of the Month for November by the Center Civic ...


Physician Assistant for Endocrinology Job in Saint Louis, Missouri - Department of Veterans Affairs - LemonWire
Physician Assistant for Endocrinology Job in Saint Louis, Missouri - Department of Veterans Affairs  LemonWire

The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in ...


Feature obituary: Leon Gerrish, 77, former physician assistant, substance abuse counselor - Press Herald
Feature obituary: Leon Gerrish, 77, former physician assistant, substance abuse counselor  Press Herald

On a mild afternoon in November 2016, Leon Gerrish sat with his wife, Charlene, on their porch at home in Scarborough. Mr. Gerrish held his wife as a hat ...


Top News in Physician Assistant January 16 2019 (9 of 11) - MD Linx
Top News in Physician Assistant January 16 2019 (9 of 11)  MD Linx

University of South Australia News | January 16, 2019. A large majority of the world's 3.4 billion smartphone users are putting their necks at risk every time they ...


Physician's Assistant Admits Role In $1B Health Care Fraud - Law360
Physician's Assistant Admits Role In $1B Health Care Fraud  Law360

A former physician's assistant faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty in Florida federal court Wednesday to participating in a $1 billion health-care ...


Donald Hott 73 - Herald-Mail Media
Donald Hott 73  Herald-Mail Media

Donald Hott, 73 Donald Lynn Hott, 73, of Hagerstown, MD and formerly of State Line, PA passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at Doey's House, ...


Is a physician assistant who exchanges drugs for cash in a mall parking lot a criminal? A judge says no - NJ.com
Is a physician assistant who exchanges drugs for cash in a mall parking lot a criminal? A judge says no  NJ.com

A judge dismissed an indictment against a Brick Township physician assistant who prosecutors say was selling prescription drugs in parking lots.


County again hit hard by flu | Local News - Elizabethtown News Enterprise
County again hit hard by flu | Local News  Elizabethtown News Enterprise

Kentucky's current flu activity level is widespread, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and although numbers are down in Hardin ...


National Museum of Health and Medicine a fascinating nightmare - Examiner Enterprise
National Museum of Health and Medicine a fascinating nightmare  Examiner Enterprise

WASHINGTON (TNS) — With all the Smithsonians and the National Gallery of Art closed by the federal shutdown, now's a good time to visit D.C.'s lesser-known ...


US News Announces the 2019 Best Jobs | Press Room - U.S. News & World Report
US News Announces the 2019 Best Jobs | Press Room  U.S. News & World Report

Washington, D.C. – U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today unveiled the 2019 Best Jobs. The rankings offer a ...


Top News in Physician Assistant January 15 2019 (6 of 8) - MD Linx
Top News in Physician Assistant January 15 2019 (6 of 8)  MD Linx

Three in four parents are unaware when their teens have recurrent thoughts about suicide, and a big part of the problem may be that adolescents often deny ...


How to protect loved ones from abuse, sexual assault in nursing homes - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3
How to protect loved ones from abuse, sexual assault in nursing homes  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

It's the stuff of nightmares: Your loved one, who you thought was being well cared for in a long-term care facility or nursing home, was physically abused, raped ...


NY Army National Guard offering bonus payments to physicians assistants who sign up - DVIDS
NY Army National Guard offering bonus payments to physicians assistants who sign up  DVIDS

ALBANY, N.Y.- Physician assistants who join the New York Army National Guard will get $60,000 up front to repay college loans and a $25,000 annual bonus ...


Top News in Physician Assistant January 11 2019 (6 of 6) - MD Linx
Top News in Physician Assistant January 11 2019 (6 of 6)  MD Linx

Brain death determination should be a medical decision supported by uniform laws, policies, and practices, according to a new American Academy of Neurology ...


Health Care Professionals Try To Tackle Industry Racism At Portland Conference - OPB News
Health Care Professionals Try To Tackle Industry Racism At Portland Conference  OPB News

Hundreds of health care professionals confronted the issue of racism within their industry at a conference in Portland Thursday. Racial disparities in health care ...


It's a Fentanyl Crisis, Stupid! - National Pain Report
It's a Fentanyl Crisis, Stupid!  National Pain Report

Featured Image: TEDxABQ 2018 “A Working Parachute: spinal cord injuries, ketamine & comedy” which turned into a 9 min stand-up set! Photo credit Allen ...


Ultraviolet disinfection 97.7 percent effective in eliminating pathogens in hospital settings - EurekAlert
Ultraviolet disinfection 97.7 percent effective in eliminating pathogens in hospital settings  EurekAlert

Using ultraviolet (UV) disinfection technology to reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infections eliminated up to 97.7 percent.


Top News in Physician Assistant December 21 2018 (1 of 2) - MD Linx - MD Linx - MD Linx
Top News in Physician Assistant December 21 2018 (1 of 2) - MD Linx - MD Linx  MD Linx

If a number of specific policy actions are implemented, Congress could potentially supplement the Affordable Care Act in such a way as to bring health insurance ...


Students exposed to latest medical tech at COMP-Northwest seminars - Albany Democrat Herald
Students exposed to latest medical tech at COMP-Northwest seminars  Albany Democrat Herald

What if medical students could study virtually every blood vessel and vein in the human body — many never captured on screen before — using extremely ...


BHS graduate selected as a Global Grizzlies to Uganda ambassador - Fallon County Extra
BHS graduate selected as a Global Grizzlies to Uganda ambassador  Fallon County Extra

By Shannon Johnson. Darby Bettenhausen, a Baker native and 2014 BHS graduate, has been chosen along with nine of her classmates from the University of ...


Top News in Physician Assistant December 20 2018 (8 of 24) - MD Linx
Top News in Physician Assistant December 20 2018 (8 of 24)  MD Linx

Older adults who already have some cognitive impairment, but not dementia, may find their thinking skills improve when they start doing aerobic exercise like ...


Top News in Physician Assistant January 08 2019 (3 of 18) - MD Linx
Top News in Physician Assistant January 08 2019 (3 of 18)  MD Linx

The growing popularity of e-cigarettes among US youth may be associated with increased use of potentially dangerous flavored tobacco products, a new study ...


IT worker at private school admits to downloading, enjoying child pornography, cops say - Miami Herald
IT worker at private school admits to downloading, enjoying child pornography, cops say  Miami Herald

Pembroke Pines resident Jesus Mendez, an IT support worker at Calvary Christian School in Fort Lauderdale, FL, has been arrested on child pornography ...


Dorn begins first term in Legislature - Beatrice Daily Sun
Dorn begins first term in Legislature  Beatrice Daily Sun

Greetings from the State Capitol in Lincoln. It was my honor to be sworn into the Nebraska Legislature on Jan. 9, 2019. I will do my best to represent you,


Georgia Teen Celebrates Hospital Discharge With Floss Dance Challenge - Inside Edition
Georgia Teen Celebrates Hospital Discharge With Floss Dance Challenge  Inside Edition

16-year-old Hunter Keith celebrated the end of a two-week hospital stay by going up against his physician's assistant in a floss-off dance challenge.


A government shutdown once allowed a convicted cop killer to escape prison. Here’s how. - Washington Post
A government shutdown once allowed a convicted cop killer to escape prison. Here’s how.  Washington Post

How a government shutdown and federal employee furlough led to an escaped felon and national crime spree.


Physician Assistants: Growing in Number and Scope - MD Magazine
Physician Assistants: Growing in Number and Scope  MD Magazine

The PA profession has grown nearly 54% in 7 years, particularly in specialties including surgery, emergency medicine, dermatology, and hospital medicine.


S is for survivor: Fruit Coves Riley Theis looks to help others after brain cancer - St. Augustine Record
S is for survivor: Fruit Coves Riley Theis looks to help others after brain cancer  St. Augustine Record

Aside from the 5-inch-by-3-inch mark branded into her scalp, Riley Theis doesn't bare any outward signs of the brain cancer she battled not once but twice ...


When Faced with a Health Complication, Be Ready with Fibromyalgia Information - Fibromyalgia News Today
When Faced with a Health Complication, Be Ready with Fibromyalgia Information  Fibromyalgia News Today

Columnist Christine Lynch shares her recent complications from a nosebleed and how she came to the hospital armed with information about her fibromyalgia.


The Supreme Court and the One-Way Regulatory Ratchet - Economics21
The Supreme Court and the One-Way Regulatory Ratchet  Economics21

When does the federal regulatory regime preempt the state one?


Physician Assistant MSPAS - Northwestern College
Physician Assistant MSPAS  Northwestern College

Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. Prepare for a career in providing high-quality health care in settings including primary care and family ...


UI study: Iowa faces physician assistant shortage - Iowa Now
UI study: Iowa faces physician assistant shortage  Iowa Now

Already facing a shortage of primary care physicians, the state of Iowa also may soon face a shortage of physician assistants, according to a new study from the ...


Physician assistants: The future of medicine? | News - Fauquier Times
Physician assistants: The future of medicine? | News  Fauquier Times

If you haven't already encountered the moment of truth, you will. You call your doctor--primary or specialist--and ask for an appointment for that nagging lower ...


Physician assistant shortage looms in Iowa - The Gazette
Physician assistant shortage looms in Iowa  The Gazette

IOWA CITY — Iowa's rural demography and shortage of primary care doctors, especially in smaller towns, has patients heavily reliant on physician assistants ...


Physician assistant salary report shows dermatology in line with other specialties - Dermatology Times
Physician assistant salary report shows dermatology in line with other specialties  Dermatology Times

How are PAs in dermatology compensated? We've summarized the important takeaways from the 2018 American Academy of PAs Salary Report. Let us know ...


How to Become a Physician Assistant: What to Know - TheStreet.com
How to Become a Physician Assistant: What to Know  TheStreet.com

Becoming a physician assistant requires a lot of education and hands-on experience, but it can be quite rewarding. Here are the steps you'll need to take.


How Much Does a Physician Assistant Make? - TheStreet.com
How Much Does a Physician Assistant Make?  TheStreet.com

Physician assistant, or PA, is a job that's growing rapidly and pays a significantly above-average salary. Here's what PAs make and what their job requires.


Physician Assistant, Certificate - St John's University News
Physician Assistant, Certificate  St John's University News

Due to the transition from the B.S. to M.S. degree program, the St. John's University PA Program is no longer accepting applicants to the B.S. undergraduate PA ...


Commentary: Physician Assistants can improve healthcare access for Nevadans - Elko Daily Free Press
Commentary: Physician Assistants can improve healthcare access for Nevadans  Elko Daily Free Press

Take a second to think about where you and your family go to receive healthcare — a local hospital, private practice, or an urgent care center. It might be just.


MU School of Medicine announces director for new physician assistant program - Huntington Herald Dispatch
MU School of Medicine announces director for new physician assistant program  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — Ginger Boles will join the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine as director of its new physician assistant program, the ...


Physician Assistant Market Poised to Fill Patient Care Access Gaps - PatientEngagementHIT.com
Physician Assistant Market Poised to Fill Patient Care Access Gaps  PatientEngagementHIT.com

New research shows that the physician assistant job market is swelling. This is the result of a growing physician shortage and organizational efforts to close ...


The Physician Assistant Will See You Now - HealthDay
The Physician Assistant Will See You Now  HealthDay

One of the key members of your health-care team might not be a doctor or a nurse, but a physician assistant.


Physician Assistant Compensation Increased Almost 3% in 2018 - RevCycleIntelligence.com
Physician Assistant Compensation Increased Almost 3% in 2018  RevCycleIntelligence.com

Physician assistant compensation is up 2.9 percent in 2018 compared to the previous year, and hospital-employed physician assistants are earning more, a new ...


Why physician assistant is the fastest-growing job in medicine - NOLA.com
Why physician assistant is the fastest-growing job in medicine  NOLA.com

The healthcare industry's fastest-growing profession is also one of the newest. Physician assistants, more commonly known as PAs, are among the top five ...


As States Ease Hurdles To Physician Assistants, Salaries Eclipse $100K - Forbes
As States Ease Hurdles To Physician Assistants, Salaries Eclipse $100K  Forbes

As states allow physician assistants to gain more access to patients, PA salaries are rising above $100,000 across the country, according to a new report.


The Ultimate Physician’s Assistant - Forbes
The Ultimate Physician’s Assistant  Forbes

Doctors Have High Hopes For AI And Intelligent Machines In The Realm Where It Likely Matters Most—Patient Care.


Physician Assistant Students Welcome Southwest Guilford High School Students - High Point University
Physician Assistant Students Welcome Southwest Guilford High School Students  High Point University

Nearly two dozen Southwest Guilford High School students visited HPU's Center for Medical Simulation to experience what a career in physician assistant ...


CMU Adds Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program - WesternSlopeNow
CMU Adds Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program  WesternSlopeNow

During a tour of a medical simulation room Wednesday afternoon, officials at Colorado Mesa University shared some long awaited news. The university ...


States Ease More Restrictions To Physician Assistants As Team Care Takes Hold - Forbes Now
States Ease More Restrictions To Physician Assistants As Team Care Takes Hold  Forbes Now

More states are lifting restrictions and regulatory hurdles to allow physician assistants to work more “collaboratively” with physicians as the team-based ...


A law keeps physician assistants from providing key medical care - The Fresno Bee
A law keeps physician assistants from providing key medical care  The Fresno Bee

For many of us, finding health care doesn't pose much of a problem. Through a few mouse clicks and keyboard strokes, we can usually find providers nearby ...


First class of physician assistants graduates from Stephens College - Columbia Missourian
First class of physician assistants graduates from Stephens College  Columbia Missourian

Twenty students graduated from mid-Missouri's only graduate physicians assistant program Friday night.


Hardin-Simmons physician assistant program encourages students to stay in rural areas - ReporterNews.com
Hardin-Simmons physician assistant program encourages students to stay in rural areas  ReporterNews.com

Master's program at Hardin-Simmons University trains physician assistants in 27 months.


Physician Assistant Pay Surpasses $107K Annually - Forbes Now
Physician Assistant Pay Surpasses $107K Annually  Forbes Now

Physician assistant salaries are up 12.7% over the last five years to $107000 in 2017 from $95000 in 2012, the the National Commission on Certification of ...


Physician Shortage Drives Boost in Nursing, Physician Assistant Pay - RevCycleIntelligence.com
Physician Shortage Drives Boost in Nursing, Physician Assistant Pay  RevCycleIntelligence.com

June 21, 2018 - As the physician shortage worsens, provider organizations are increasingly relying on non-physician providers to fill the gap. And they are ...


Physicians assistant guilty in Subsys kickbacks case - Foster's Daily Democrat
Physicians assistant guilty in Subsys kickbacks case  Foster's Daily Democrat

CONCORD — A federal jury on Tuesday found a former physician's assistant "guilty of participating in a scheme in which he received kickbacks in exchange for ...


Physician assistant hirings could rise under legislation sent to governor - The State Journal-Register
Physician assistant hirings could rise under legislation sent to governor  The State Journal-Register

J. Travis Dowell says he has had to pass up hiring top-notch physician assistants for rural health-care clinics in Petersburg, Lincoln and Jacksonville because of ...


Two bills that can change the way physician assistants in Pa. care for you | Opinion - Philly.com
Two bills that can change the way physician assistants in Pa. care for you | Opinion  Philly.com

There are more than 123000 PAs across the country, and close to 10000 work in Pennsylvania.


Mayo Clinic to implement physicians assistant master's program in effort to mitigate looming physician shortages,care gaps - Healthcare Finance News
Mayo Clinic to implement physicians assistant master's program in effort to mitigate looming physician shortages,care gaps  Healthcare Finance News

Mayo Clinic has received initial accreditation approval from the Higher Learning Commission for a new physician assistant master's degree program through ...


Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants Equivalent to Doctors in Chronic Illness Care - HealthLeaders Media
Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants Equivalent to Doctors in Chronic Illness Care  HealthLeaders Media

In NP, PA, and physician treatment of diabetes patients, no significant difference is found in three clinical measures.


How to Save on Student Loans for Physician Assistant School - Student Loan Hero
How to Save on Student Loans for Physician Assistant School  Student Loan Hero

Just because you might need to borrow student loans for physician assistant school doesn't mean that you have to borrow a lot. Consider these five steps to ...


Physician assistant accused of prescribing painkillers illegally - Monroe News Star
Physician assistant accused of prescribing painkillers illegally  Monroe News Star

A Monroe physician's assistant is facing charges after he allegedly continued to write a former patient prescriptions after she quit visiting his doctor's office.


Physician assistant helps put New York Guard Soldiers first - United States Army
Physician assistant helps put New York Guard Soldiers first  United States Army

For New York Army National Guard Physician Assistant Maj. Stephen Carson, *service* to his community was part of his life before graduating high school.


Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies - Pacific University
Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies  Pacific University

The Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program is designed to provide a comprehensive primary care training program that combines didactic ...


Iowa facing physician assistants shortage - KCRG
Iowa facing physician assistants shortage  KCRG

Iowa could soon see a shortage of physician assistants. That could be a big problem, especially in many rural counties.


Physician assistants helping fill gaps when there's a doctor shortage - Radio Iowa
Physician assistants helping fill gaps when there's a doctor shortage  Radio Iowa

Many of Iowa's rural communities are experiencing a doctor shortage but physician assistants, or PAs, are helping to fill the gap. Jonathan Sobel, president of ...


Physician assistant Angela Lorenzo found guilty of illegally prescribing drugs - KTNV Las Vegas
Physician assistant Angela Lorenzo found guilty of illegally prescribing drugs  KTNV Las Vegas

A physician assistant the state called a danger to public health has finally been found guilty of a crime. It's the latest in a Contact 13 investigation Darcy Spears ...


NH physician assistant on trial for allegedly taking prescription kickbacks - WMUR Manchester
NH physician assistant on trial for allegedly taking prescription kickbacks  WMUR Manchester

A trial is underway for a New Hampshire physician assistant accused of writing prescriptions in exchange for kickbacks. The case revolves around the fentanyl ...


PCOM Physician Assistants receive white coats | News - Gwinnettdailypost.com
PCOM Physician Assistants receive white coats | News  Gwinnettdailypost.com

GA-PCOM Physician Assistants received their white coats during a ceremony held at the Infinite Energy Center.


Physician Assistant Program students package meals for those in need - Penn State News
Physician Assistant Program students package meals for those in need  Penn State News

Students from the Physician Assistant Program at Penn State College of Medicine packaged more than 14000 meals for people in need all over the globe.


Why Millennials are choosing to be physician assistants, not doctors - Chicago Sun-Times
Why Millennials are choosing to be physician assistants, not doctors  Chicago Sun-Times

Becoming a physician's assistant instead of a doctor means less student debt and a schedule that allows more time for family.


Q&A with the director of UM-Flint's new Physician Assistant program - University of Michigan Flint News
Q&A with the director of UM-Flint's new Physician Assistant program  University of Michigan Flint News

Stephanie Gilkey (MS, PA-C, DFAAPA) is the founding director of the Physician Assistant (PA) program at the University of Michigan-Flint. She shared her ...


The Professional Dilemma of Physicians Assistants | Your Health - Noozhawk
The Professional Dilemma of Physicians Assistants | Your Health  Noozhawk

I had the opportunity to eat lunch with a physician assistant who graduated in the second graduating class at the University of Washington MEDEX Northwest ...


Baton Rouge physician assistant guilty of illegally distributing 40,000 Oxycodone pills - NOLA.com
Baton Rouge physician assistant guilty of illegally distributing 40,000 Oxycodone pills  NOLA.com

A Baton Rouge- based physician assistant plead guilty Tuesday (Nov. 27) for his role in distributing more than 40000 'medically unnecessary' oxycodone pills, ...


University of Nevada, Reno, starts physician assistant program - Las Vegas Review-Journal
University of Nevada, Reno, starts physician assistant program  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Opening another pipeline in the battle to alleviate the state's shortage of medical providers, the University of Nevada, Reno has launched a new program to train ...


USC Physician Assistant program gives single mom valuable experience - USC News
USC Physician Assistant program gives single mom valuable experience  USC News

Starting in July, Jessica Flores will serve at a clinic as a Spanish-speaking physician assistant. As a PA with a master's degree from the USC Physician Assistant ...


UM-Flint to add Physician Assistant Department in College of Health Sciences - University of Michigan Flint News
UM-Flint to add Physician Assistant Department in College of Health Sciences  University of Michigan Flint News

The University of Michigan-Flint will add a new Physician Assistant Department in the College of Health Sciences October 1, as the campus prepares for a ...


FDA approves expanded Eversense certification to nurse practitioners, physician assistants - Healio
FDA approves expanded Eversense certification to nurse practitioners, physician assistants  Healio

The FDA this week approved an expanded certification for the Eversense Continuous Glucose Monitoring system, allowing qualified health care providers, ...


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