Physician assistant

U.S. Dermatology Partners, is pleased to introduce Certified Physician Assistant, Shea K. Young, MPAS, PA-C to their Waco location

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 8:00am

WACO, Texas, Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --U.S. Dermatology Partners is pleased to welcome Certified Physician Assistant Shea K. Young to its Waco, Texas office.

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  • WACO, Texas, Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --U.S. Dermatology Partners is pleased to welcome Certified Physician Assistant Shea K. Young to its Waco, Texas office.
  • Shea K. Young, MPAS, PA-C grew up in East Texas and graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.S.
  • Shea earned a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Texas Tech University.
  • Shea is a fellow member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, the American Academy of Physician Assistants, and the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants.

Dr. Christina Cone Honored With The Mary Pazdur Award for Excellence in Advanced Practice in Oncology by APSHO

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 10:00pm

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., Oct. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO) presented the third annual Mary Pazdur Award for Excellence in Advanced Practice in Oncology to Christina Cone, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, AOCNP, of Duke Cancer Institute, at the JADPRO Live Virtual conference, an annual educational conference for oncology advanced practitioners.

Key Points: 
  • LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., Oct. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO) presented the third annual Mary Pazdur Award for Excellence in Advanced Practice in Oncology to Christina Cone, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, AOCNP, of Duke Cancer Institute, at the JADPRO Live Virtual conference, an annual educational conference for oncology advanced practitioners.
  • She was previously the Advanced Practice Provider Team Lead at the PRTBTC, where she had been a seasoned nurse practitioner since 2010.
  • APSHO is accepting nominations for the fourth annual Mary Pazdur Award for Excellence in Advanced Practice, which will be presented at the 2021 JADPRO Live conference.
  • The Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO) is a society for advanced practitionersnurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, clinical nurse specialists, and other oncology health-care professionals.

2019 Cohort of Newly Certified Physician Assistants is the Largest Cohort Yet, Breaking 2018 Record

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 2:00pm

These key findings are included in the 2019Statistical Profile of Recently Certified Physician Assistants , published by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

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  • These key findings are included in the 2019Statistical Profile of Recently Certified Physician Assistants , published by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
  • NCCPA certified 9,554 new physician assistants in 2019, a 2.9% increase from 2018.
  • Additionally, the 2019 cohort of newly Certified PAs is the youngest yet, with a median age of 27.
  • The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is the only certifying organization for the 139,000 physician assistants (PAs) in the United States.

PatientPoint Celebrates PA Week

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 4:32pm

CINCINNATI and JOHNS CREEK, Ga., Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PatientPoint today launched a new point-of-care public service campaign recognizing PAs during PA Week October 6-12, in collaboration with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) .

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  • CINCINNATI and JOHNS CREEK, Ga., Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PatientPoint today launched a new point-of-care public service campaign recognizing PAs during PA Week October 6-12, in collaboration with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) .
  • PatientPoint is providing this space as a public service to recognize the positive impact of Certified PAs on patients across every specialty and every care setting.
  • "We're grateful to PatientPoint for generously offering to extend our message to celebrate PAs during PA Week to increase patient and caregiver awareness and elevate the dialogue about PAs and the broad range of services and high-quality care they provide."
  • By the end of 2020, PatientPoint in-office programs are projected to reach more than 77,000 unique healthcare providers nationwide.

M Health Fairview and Partners Honored With the Most 'Top Doctors' in Minnesota

Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 3:08pm

M Health Fairview and its partners are proud to announce that 350 physicians from across the system have been recognized as high-performing doctors by Minnesota Monthly in 2020.

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  • M Health Fairview and its partners are proud to announce that 350 physicians from across the system have been recognized as high-performing doctors by Minnesota Monthly in 2020.
  • They exemplify the clinical excellence, community focus, and drive to improve healthcare that distinguish the M Health Fairview system.
  • Click here for the complete list of Fairview, M Physicians, and Fairview Physician Associates doctors recognized in 2020 by Minnesota Monthly.
  • M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration between the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services.

Valley ENT, based in Scottsdale Arizona, appoints industry leader, Greg Robinson as new Chief Executive Officer

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 9:50pm

We are delighted to have Greg Robinson join us as an experienced, high-caliber healthcare leader," said Daniel Hurley, M.D.

Key Points: 
  • We are delighted to have Greg Robinson join us as an experienced, high-caliber healthcare leader," said Daniel Hurley, M.D.
  • "Greg is dynamic, personable and a great fit for Valley ENT and the communities we serve through our twenty practice locations across Arizona.
  • Greg Robinson has served on executive leadership teams of several notable medical organizations including as President of Axiom Medical Management and CFO of Cardiovascular Consultants.
  • Valley ENT has an additional team of physician assistants, nurse practitioners and a staff of over 20 audiologists.

Partnership increases access to personal protective equipment for health care workers in Pennsylvania

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 5:53pm

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Health care workers in Pennsylvania now have greater access to personal protective equipment, thanks to a partnership between the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) and ActionPPE.

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  • HARRISBURG, Pa., July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Health care workers in Pennsylvania now have greater access to personal protective equipment, thanks to a partnership between the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) and ActionPPE.
  • The partnership will fill a growing need for physicians, nurses, physician assistants and other health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, said PAMED President Lawrence John, MD.
  • About 20 percent of physicians in a statewide survey said their facility has less than a week's worth of PPE in stock.
  • "As Pennsylvania continues to reopen, it is essential that health care workers have enough masks, gowns, and other PPE to protect themselves," Dr. John said.

As the Nation Grapples with COVID-19, More Physician Assistants are Poised to Join the Fight

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 8:54pm

According to the 2019 Statistical Profile of Certified Physician Assistants , the most comprehensive report of PA data nationwide, the number of Certified PAs in the United States is quickly approaching 140,000 (139,688).

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  • According to the 2019 Statistical Profile of Certified Physician Assistants , the most comprehensive report of PA data nationwide, the number of Certified PAs in the United States is quickly approaching 140,000 (139,688).
  • Over the past five years the PA profession grew by 37 percent, with nearly 10,000 newly Certified PAs joining the workforce in 2019 alone.
  • To read the complete 2019 Statistical Profile of Certified Physician Assistants, please visit www.nccpa.net .
  • The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is the only certifying organization for the more than 139,000 physician assistants (PAs) in the United States.

AAPA Applauds VA Governor Northam for Amending EO 57, Maximizing PAs in COVID-19 Response

Friday, April 24, 2020 - 6:52pm

In most states, PAs are required to have a supervisory or collaborative agreement with a physician in order to practice.

Key Points: 
  • In most states, PAs are required to have a supervisory or collaborative agreement with a physician in order to practice.
  • This unnecessarily complicates where and how PAs can practice during a disaster or emergency and most especially during a crisis like a pandemic.
  • We thank Governor Northam for realizing that PAs should have been included in Executive Order 57 and acting swiftly to correct this oversight.
  • The Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants (VAPA) also thanks the governor for amending the executive order.

ACEP Stands in Solidarity with Emergency Physician in COVID-19 Related Custody Dispute

Monday, April 13, 2020 - 10:50pm

These are scary and uncertain times, but emergency physicians are expertly trained in how to protect themselves and their families during a pandemic like COVID-19.

Key Points: 
  • These are scary and uncertain times, but emergency physicians are expertly trained in how to protect themselves and their families during a pandemic like COVID-19.
  • "ACEP stands in solidarity with Dr. Greene and any health worker who is in this heartbreaking position.
  • "Emergency physicians, along with emergency nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and others, are leading the battle against the public health crisis of our lifetime.
  • Through continuing education, research, public education and advocacy, ACEP advances emergency care on behalf of its 39,000 emergency physician members, and the more than 150 million Americans they treat on an annual basis.