PAs are uniquely suited to provide preventive care services in all settings, from primary care to surgery.
Studies have shown that incorporating PAs into office or hospital practice can improve outcomes. Studies have also shown that patients are just as satisfied with medical care provided by PAs as with that provided by doctors and do not distinguish between types of care providers.
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Susan Manzi, MD, MPH, chair of the department of medicine and co-director of the Lupus Center of Excellence at the Allegheny Health Network, is a champion for PAs.
Senior executive for the largest hospital system in Texas expounds on PA hiring, utilization and retention.