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Choose Wisely: Do You Really Need to Order That Test? Part 2

As I discussed in my blog post on July 10th, the necessity of many routine medical tests along with the need for an annual physical are being called into question.  How do you keep up with current medical guidelines and learn which routine tests may not be necessary?  This year, the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation launched a new program called Choose Wisely.  

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How Will Healthcare Reform Affect Nurse Practitioners?

The news is out- Healthcare Reform has passed.  Whether or not you support Obama's Affordable Care Act, if you work in healthcare, this decision will affect you. 

What Does the Affordable Care Act Promise Nurse Practitioners?

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Physicians Shifting Procedural Work to Midlevel Providers

Janice Boughton, MD, author of the blog Why is Americn Healthcare So Expensive, suggests physicians should consider shifting procedurals work to nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

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Happy Memorial Day! What You Can Do As A Nurse Practitioner to Serve Our Country

Happy Memorial Day!  Thank you to all of those who have fought to protect us here in the United States and to their families who have supported them.  As a nurse practitioner, what can you do for your country?  There are some amazing careers available to nurse practitioners in the government sector both within the United States and internationally .

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Seeking Guest Bloggers!

Are you a involved in the healthcare industry?  We are seeking physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, physicians, students and individuals working for healthcare related companies to share their opinions through our blog.  If you would like to write a guest blog for MidLevelU please contact us at  We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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