Publication Date: August 17th, 2020
Publication Type(s): Peer-reviewed Journal Publications
Topic(s): Health Services, Nurses and Nurse Practitioners, Workforce
Author(s): Neprash, H., Smith, L.B., Sheridan, B., Moscovice, I., Prasad, S., Kozhimannil, KB.
The increasing number of nurse practitioners (NPs) in the rural U.S. has the potential to help alleviate primary care shortages. Using a nationwide source of claims and Electronic Health Record data from 2017, this study constructs measures of NP clinical autonomy and complexity of care.
Published in: Medical Care Research and Review