Doctor Shortage Getting Worse
CNBC - 03/13/2013
“We need to have a lot more nurse practitioners on the job,” said Terry Fulmer a nurse and the dean of Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University.
“Obviously, they don’t have the education of a physician, but they are highly trained professionals. And if the outcome is equal to what a doctor would do, it doesn’t matter how many hours’ training a nurse has,” Fulmer said.