Nurse Practitioners

Nurse Practitioners News

  • CVS to Expand Health Hubs to 1,500 Stores by End of 2021 CVS Health Corp said it would offer expanded health services such as nutrition counseling and blood pressure screenings in 1,500 stores by the end of 2021, following through on plans announced during the pharmacy chain's 2018 acquisition of health insurer Aetna.
  • Guidance Updated for Sports Physicals Updated guidance for the preparticipation physical evaluation (sports physical) includes evaluating the mental health of students and provides new information on female and transgender athletes.

Nurse Practitioners Perspective

  • 'Dead People Don't Move,' a Witness Says Doctors thought a patient was dead, when that was not the case. Are punitive damages warranted? Also, a doctor-patient relationship is not necessary for malpractice action, court rules.
  • Little Pay for a Job We Love: Will Endocrinology Survive? Once again, endocrinology ranks among the lowest-paid specialties in medicine. Dr Dace Trence explores possible reasons for this pay gap, and ponders the future of endocrinology.