Changing face of rural health care
In many ways, nurse practitioners are becoming the backbone of rural healthcare.
As more and more doctors specialize and fewer and fewer doctors go into family medicine, it is the “Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners,” or ARNPs, of the world that are making sure Americans, especially outside of big cities, are getting excellent medical care.
Take MercyOne Family Clinic in New Hampton, for example.
For more on this story see the March 31 Tribune.