Columbia Opens Nurse Practitioner-Led Primary Care in Washington Heights
The health care system is complicated, and finding a health care provider can be a challenge. But with the growing popularity of nurse practitioners (NPs) as primary care providers, access to quality health care is becoming easier. In fact, Americans make 916 million visits to nurse practitioners as their primary care provider every […]
Increase in Demand, Increase in Opportunity With a severe increase in demand for patient care due to a lack of doctor availability, nurse practitioners are now able to have a wider range of responsibilities and opportunities to attend to patients. Watch the video or read the transcript below. Nurse-Run Primary Care on the Rise to […]
Stephen Ferrara joined the faculty of Columbia Nursing this year and oversees the school’s attending faculty as well as Columbia Nursing’s Primary and Immediate Care faculty practice in midtown Manhattan.
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