Toolkit Helps Optimize EHRs for Physician Assistants

HealthLeaders spoke to  Sondra DePalma, MHS, PA-C, CLS, DFAAPA, AACC, director of regulatory and professional practice at AAPA, about the EHR Toolkit and why it’s important for EHRs to be optimized for use by PAs.

Shrinking the Psychiatrist Shortage

Michael Powe, vice president of reimbursement and professional advocacy for AAPA was quoted in a Managed Care Magazine article exploring methods to fill gaps in psychiatric care—including leveraging PAs and NPs.

AAPA: Wage Gap Remains Between Male and Female PAs

The Clinical Advisor reported on research finding that female PAs are compensated less than male PAs. The outlet quoted L. Gail Curtis, PA-C, MPAS, DFAAPA, president and chair of the AAPA Board of Directors.

Physician Assistant-Friendly Legislation Boosts Pay

HealthLeaders covered key findings from AAPA’s 2017 Salary Report, including that states with more progressive laws governing the practice of PAs also offer the highest earning potential.