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Varying Views on the Expanded Role of Advanced Practice Providers

As the healthcare industry changes and more Americans become insured, the clinical roles of nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) have grown. While that growth is clearly a response to greater need, opinions about the shifting care paradigm are not universally shared.

Nourish Health With Food For Life Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine Center Founded by Boston Area Physician

By now the obesity epidemic and the accompanying increases in the occurrence of Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and common cancers have become old news. So the question many healthcare providers are asking is, “how is the healthcare system responding to this crisis?”

The Center for Specialty Care at BID-Milton Hospital Affiliation with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Brings Higher Level of Care to the Community

In the four years since Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) acquired Milton Hospital, the 113-year-old hospital has expanded its specialty care services, ensuring that local patients have access to top physicians and treatments without having to travel into Boston.

Patient Advocacy at The Prima CARE Center for Vascular Diseases Offering the Latest Surgical and Nonsurgical Treatments and Empowering Patients Through Education

When Ibrahim Eid, MD, founded the Prima CARE Center for Vascular Diseases in 2002, he did so with two overriding philosophies. One was a passion for providing south coast residents with access to cutting-edge vascular medicine right in their own community. The other was the firm belief that educating and empowering patients leads to better compliance and superior outcomes.

Study Finds Thorough Skin Self-exams Rare among Melanoma Patients

Melanoma patients frequently lack the knowledge or confidence to perform regular, effective skin self-exams (SSEs), according to recent research.