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2014-09-26 08:24:53

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Physician Assistants welcomes a new report from the National Governors Association (NGA) that highlights the important--and rapidly growing--role of physician assistants (PAs) in the U.S. healthcare workforce. The 15-page report, titled "The Role of Physician Assistants in Health Care Delivery," is now available for download at the NGA website. "When PAs are allowed to practice medicine under laws and...

2014-08-01 08:25:34

Momentum Grows as More States Modernize PA Practice Laws Offering Patients Greater Access to Quality Healthcare ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following a year of unprecedented improvements to physician assistant (PA) scope-of-practice laws, legislators across 44 states and the District of Columbia have continued to modernize PA laws and regulations during the first half of 2014, according to the American Academy of Physician Assistants. "With millions of...

2014-06-17 23:15:40

Advanced Solutions International (ASI), the largest, privately-owned global provider of software for member and donor-based not-for-profits, will join 4 clients today — the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, American Academy of Physician Assistants, Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, and Solid Waste Association of North America — in presenting the latest engagement measurement techniques at ASAE’s Marketing, Membership &...

2014-06-02 08:28:57

Team-Based Medicine Showcased at AAPA Annual Conference in Boston ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of physician assistants (PAs) gathered in Boston last week for the American Academy of Physician Assistants annual conference, where their value to patients and the country's healthcare system was recognized by thought leaders in the medical world. Harvard professor, surgeon and best-selling author Atul Gawande, MD, said that healthcare teams are...

2014-05-13 23:11:44

Aureus Medical Group will exhibit at the 2014 AAPA Conference May 24-28 in Boston. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Aureus Medical Group (web: aureuslocumtenens.com), a national leader in healthcare staffing, including physician assistant jobs, has announced that it will participate as an exhibitor at the American Academy of Physician Assistants Conference to be held May 24-28, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. AAPA is the largest PA-focused event in the world, offering educational...

2014-02-25 08:30:27

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since last October, more than 6 million Americans have entered the healthcare system under the Affordable Care Act, which raises the often-asked question: "Who will provide care for new and existing patients?" For an answer, consider America's more than 95,000 physician assistants (PAs), who provide access to high-quality, cost-effective care for millions of Americans. PAs practice medicine across all specialties including...

2014-02-14 08:25:43

Improved PA Practice Laws Sweep 42 States and the District of Columbia to Help Bridge Healthcare Gap, According to AAPA ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As millions of new patients enter the U.S. healthcare system under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), state lawmakers are working quickly to modernize physician assistant (PA) practice laws in an effort to increase access to quality healthcare and reduce patient wait times. The American Academy of Physician Assistants...

2014-02-12 08:28:09

States Modernizing PA Practice Laws to Increase Access to Quality Care, According to AAPA ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As millions of new patients enter the U.S. healthcare system under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), state lawmakers are working quickly to modernize physician assistant (PA) practice laws to increase access to quality healthcare and reduce patient wait times. In 2013, 42 states and the District of Columbia adopted 109 such laws or regulation...

2014-02-04 08:32:51

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research conducted by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) shows that the nationwide median compensation is $90,000 for PAs who are paid only a salary, and $100,000 when PAs earn a base salary plus a bonus. Across all practice settings and specialties, nearly half (46%) of PAs report receiving bonuses on top of their base salary. Bonuses are largely determined by performance outcomes such as productivity and...


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cacodemon
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