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PBS NewsHour | Are Nurse Practitioners the Solution to Shortage of Primary-Care Doctors? | PBS

Duration: 07:06
Program: PBS NewsHour #10036
Broadcast Date: May. 26, 2011

As more Americans become covered by health insurance, the need for primary care is on the rise, but there is a shortage of primary-care physicians. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports from Philadelphia on the growing role of nurse practitioners as primary caregivers.

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Post Date: May 27, 2011