There’s a huge problem with healthcare in America, and nurses could be the solution


There’s a dire shortage of primary care physicians in the US, and it’s only going to get worse.

As life expectancy increases, and baby boomers live longer, demand on the already-overburdened healthcare system will likely skyrocket.

A 2013 study from the Health Resources and Services Administration found that, by 2020, there will be a shortage of 20,400 primary care physicians nationwide. For seniors and people in rural communities, access to adequate care will become even more difficult and time-consuming than it already is.

But there may be a solution, according to some healthcare experts: Nurse practitioners.


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