NPG September News: Meeting the Diverse Needs of Patients and Why to Avoid Alcohol While on Antibiotics

See below for a roundup of the latest news articles featuring the Nurse Practitioner Group and its providers.   Columbia Nurse Practitioners Meeting Unmet Needs of Patients Wednesday, September 4, 2019 Columbia University Irving Medical Center reported on how the Nurse Practitioner Group is helping to meet the diverse needs of its patients through telehealth, […]

NPG June News: New York Yankees Nurse Hero Award and Community Care

See below for a roundup of the latest news articles featuring the Nurse Practitioner Group and its providers.   Lohud: New York Yankees Hold ‘Nurse Hero’ Awards With 10 Nominees Monday, June 3, 2019 House Calls provider Marie Carmel Garcon was nominated for the New York Yankees Nurse Heroes award for her work providing primary […]

1 Train Closure and Transit Alternatives

Notice: 1 Train Service Suspension & Transit Alternatives   Beginning January 5, 2019, the MTA will be suspending service to the 168th street stop via the 1 train while they work to replace the elevator system to and from the 1 train platform. The interruption is expected to last through early 2020. This will affect […]

NPG April News: What You Should Know About Influenza B, the Second Wave of the Flu, & More

See below for a roundup of the latest news articles featuring the Nurse Practitioner Group and its providers.   Well and Good: Here’s What You Should Know About Influenza B, the Second Wave of Flu Season Thursday, April 12, 2018 Well and Good spoke with Stephen Ferrara, DNP, Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs at Columbia […]

NPG February News: Profile on Mental Health Provider Sandra Alvarado, This Year’s Flu Season, & More

See below for a roundup of the latest news articles featuring the Nurse Practitioner Group and its providers.   Columbia Nursing Newsletter: Columbia Nursing’s Sandra Alvarado Talks About the Critical Role of the Mental Health NP in Primary Care February, 2018 Instructor in Nursing and Nurse Practitioner Group Washington Heights mental health provider, Sandra Alvarado, […]

NPG December News: House Calls Provider Marie Carmel Garcon Named Nurse Practitioner of the Year, & More

See below for a roundup of the latest news articles featuring the Nurse Practitioner Group and its providers.   Columbia Nursing Newsletter: A Nurse Practitioner for Washington Heights: Yudelka Garcia Finds her Calling in her Community November, 2017 Clinical Nursing Instructor and Nurse Practitioner Group Washington Heights provider Yudelka Garcia, FNP, shared how a personal […]

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NPG July News: House Calls Program Launches, Services Available to Tenants at Rockefeller Center, & More

See below for a roundup of the latest news articles featuring the Nurse Practitioner Group and its providers.   U.S. News: 4 Ways to Avoid Diabetes Product Scams Thursday, July 20, 2017 U.S. News talked to Stephen Ferrara, DNP, Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs, about how to avoid diabetes product scams, and why it’s important […]

LGBT Health Open House

In a kick-off to Pride month, come meet with our board-certified practitioners and discuss our new LGBT services! The LGBT Health Open House is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.   Come visit the only primary care practice in Upper Manhattan that specializes in LGBT care! At ColumbiaDoctors Primary CareNurse […]

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NPG December News: Washington Heights Location Opens, Why You Should See a Nurse Practitioner, & More

See below for a roundup of the latest news articles featuring the Nurse Practitioner Group and its providers.   Columbia Nursing Magazine: Transforming Primary Care Fall/Winter 2016 Columbia Nursing discussed how the Nurse Practitioner Group is providing access to quality primary care through its nurse practitioner-run practice. Columbia Nursing’s Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs Stephen […]

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Why Choosing Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care? – NPs

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 year, according […]