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1992

Health Law and Policy

Faculty Scholarship Series

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Health Care Dollars And Regulatory Sense: The Role Of Advanced Practice Nursing, Barbara J. Safriet Jan 1992

Health Care Dollars And Regulatory Sense: The Role Of Advanced Practice Nursing, Barbara J. Safriet

Faculty Scholarship Series

Our current health care "system" has been criticized for providing too little
care, too late, for too few people, at too high a cost. In this Article, Dean
Safriet argues that these problems require a fundamental restructuring of
existing health care delivery systems and more effective utilization of all health
care personnel. Dean Safriet urges immediate legislative reform to reduce the
restrictions that currently constrain advanced practice nurses, especially nurse
practitioners and certified nurse-midwives. Advanced practice nurses have
demonstrated repeatedly that they can provide cost-effective, high-quality
primary care for many of the neediest members of society, but their role in ...