Since 2010, the number of NPs in the United States has grown from 109,000 to 290,000. It is transforming the health care landscape in the United States. But is it improving overall health? Is it providing more care for patients? Is it allowing for improved access? Is the quality improved or at least the same with physician-led care? Does that solve the problem of rural care?
These questions are the ones Drs. Rebekah Bernard and Niran Al-Agba attempt to answer in their book, Patients at Risk.