Image of nurse practitioners and executives at the opening of the Washington Heights Nurse Practitioner Group facility.

Nurse Practitioner Group in the News

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 Ferrara, DNP, talked about how the Nurse Practitioner Group prioritizes accommodating patients and providing holistic, patient-centered care.

 

DNAInfo: Why You Should See a Nurse Practitioner as Your Primary Care Provider

Monday, November 14, 2016

In this sponsored post, DNAInfo discussed how nurse practitioners are filling an important gap for primary care and the education that nurse practitioners receive to provide quality care for the whole person.

 

NY1: Nurse-Run Primary Care on the Rise to Meet Obamacare Demand

Monday, October 24, 2016

Columbia Nursing’s Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs Stephen Ferrara, DNP, appeared on NY1 to discuss the Nurse Practitioner Group’s new facilities in Washington Heights and Morningside Heights, and explained how Nurse Practitioners are fulfilling a need for quality primary care in New York.

 

Manhattan Times: The ‎Primary Practitioners

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Manhattan Times reported on the opening of the Nurse Practitioner Group facility in Washington Heights. Bobbie Berkowitz, Dean of Columbia University School of Nursing and Senior Vice President of Columbia University Medical Center talked about how the practice is expanding access to a broad range of health care services in the community.

 

DNAInfo: Columbia Opens Nurse Practitioner-Led Primary Care in Washington Heights

Thursday, September 15, 2016

DNAInfo reported on the opening of the Nurse Practitioner Group facility in Washington Heights. Columbia Nursing’s Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs Stephen Ferrara, DNP, talked about why it’s important to provide personalized care to patients with an emphasis on wellness and preventive care.

 

Daily Nurse: Columbia University School of Nursing Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Group in Washington Heights

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Daily Nurse reported on the ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of the Nurse Practitioner Group facility in Washington Heights. Bobbie Berkowitz, Dean of Columbia University School of Nursing and Senior Vice President of Columbia University Medical Center talked about how the Nurse Practitioner Group is meeting a need for primary care in the community.

 

Columbia Nursing e-Newsletter: A Significant Change for New York NPs

July 2016

Columbia Nursing’s Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs Stephen Ferrara, DNP, was profiled in a Q&A where he discussed the latest nurse policy updates in New York State and what it’s like to be a part of a nurse-run primary care practice.

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