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All of These Health Care Plans are So 20th Century

Wednesday, August 30, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Marty Buonato
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Full article:  Washington Post  https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/all-of-these-health-care-plans-are-so-20th-century/2017/08/17/2d721478-6e54-11e7-9c15-177740635e83_story.html?utm_term=.4331b58c7e92

 Todd G. Buchholz, White House director of economic policy from 1989 to 1993, is the author of “The Price of Prosperity: Why Rich Nations Fail and How to Renew Them.”

...."Second, state governments should give greater authority to nurse practitioners and physician assistants to open their own practices and encourage walk-in clinics, such as CVS’s Minute Clinic and Walmart’s Care Clinic. Research shows that, compared with doctors’ offices, such clinics deliver cheaper and equivalent care for patients who presented symptoms of ear infections, sore throats and urinary tract infections."


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