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Nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and certified nurse-midwives : a policy analysis.

United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.

Washington, D.C. : Congress of the U.S., Office of Technology Assessment : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. 1986

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  • Title:
    Nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and certified nurse-midwives : a policy analysis.
  • Author: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
  • Subjects: Nurse practitioners -- United States; Physicians' assistants -- United States; Midwives -- United States; Medical care -- United States -- Cost effectiveness; Midwifery; Nurse Practitioners; Policy Making; Primary Health Care; Medical care -- Cost effectiveness; Midwives; Nurse practitioners; Physicians' assistants; United States
  • Contents: Chapter 1: Summary and Policy Conclusions 3 -- Introduction 3 -- Background and Scope of the Case Study 3 -- Organization of the Case Study 4 -- Summary 5 -- Contributions of Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Certified Nurse -- Midwives 5 -- Effects of Changing Payment Methods 6 -- Policy Conclusions 10 -- Addendum: Definitions and Descriptions 12 -- Chapter 2: Quality of Care 17 -- Indicators of Quality 17 -- Comparisons With Physicians 17 -- Patients' Satisfaction 18 -- Physicians' Acceptance 18 -- Quality of Nurse Practitioners' Care 19 -- Comparisons With Physicians 19 -- Patients' Satisfaction 19 -- Physicians' Acceptance 23 -- Quality of Certified Nurse-Midwives' Care 23 -- Comparisons With Physicians 23 -- Patients' Satisfaction 24 -- Physicians' Acceptance 24 -- Summary 25 -- Chapter 3: Acess to Care 29 -- Nurse Practitioners' Contribution to Access to Care 30 -- Physician Assistants' Contribution to Access to Care 32 -- Certified Nurse-Midwives' Contribution to Access to Care 33 -- Summary 34 -- Chapter 4: Productivity, Costs, and Employment 39 -- Scope of Professional Practice 39 -- Services Provided by Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants 39 -- Services Provided by Certified Nurse-Midwives 40 -- Productivity 40 -- Nurse Practitioners' and Physician Assistants' Productivity 41 -- Certified Nurse-Midwives' Productivity 43 -- Costs and Employment 44 -- Costs and Benefits of Training Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Certified Nurse -- Midwives 44 -- Costs and Benefits of Private Employment of Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Certified Nurse-Midwives 46 -- Current Employment: Settings and Trends 47 -- Nurse Practitioners' and Physician Assistants' Employment 47 -- Certified Nurse-Midwives' Employment 48 -- Summary 49 -- Chapter 5: Payment Issues 53 -- Effects of Modifying Payment for Services fo Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Certified Nurse-Midwives 54 -- Effects on Independent Practices of Nurse Practitioners and Certified Nurse-Midwives 54 -- Effects on Physicians' Practices 57 -- Effects on Health Maintenance Organizations 58 -- Effects on Hospitals 58 -- Effects on Nursing Homes 59 -- The Changing Context of Health Care 60 -- Financing 60 -- Supply of Physicians 60 -- Delivery Sites and Organizations 61 -- Effects of Changes in the Health-Care Environment on Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Certified Nurse-midwives 71 -- References 79.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Congress of the U.S., Office of Technology Assessment : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O.
  • Creation Date: 1986
  • Physical Description: viii, 88 pages.
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01GALI USG ALMA
  • OCLC Number: 18136682
  • NZ MMS ID: 9910004844202931
  • IZ MMS ID: 991131034102948$$IAUGUSTA
    99882384302951$$IGSWU
    991448203902954$$IKSU
    9929165293902959$$IUGA
    995111904602961$$IUWG
    993243324802962$$IVSU

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