healthcare access

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    New bill would expand healthcare access, especially in rural areas

    This week legislators introduced an act to expand the scope of practice allowed for advanced practice nurse practitioners (APRNs). Labeled the SAVE Act, the bill would APRNs to perform more medical duties. From the NC Insider (subscription required):…
    Brian Balfour, March 12, 2021
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    An introduction to dental therapy

    Have you ever heard of dental therapy? No, it has nothing to do with a psychologist or psychiatrist examining your teeth. Dental therapists are highly trained mid-level dental practitioners who focus on preventive and restorative care working under the supervision of a dentist. Think of…
    Jordan Roberts, May 21, 2019
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    Florida legislature repeals CON laws

    When Florida is in the news, it usually a national political story such as the Bush v. Gore recount from the 2000 election or something bizarre such as this recent story where police responded to a disturbance call and found an intoxicated gentleman who told police he was…
    Jordan Roberts, May 1, 2019