The roles of primary care PAs and NPs caring for older adults with diabetes.


Journal Article

Electronic health record data linked with Medicare data from an academic physician group were used to propose a multidimensional characterization of PA and NP roles on panels of primary care patients with diabetes. Seven PA and NP roles were defined based on level of involvement, visits with complex patients, and delivery of chronic care. Findings suggest that PAs and NPs in primary care perform a variety of roles and frequently perform multiple roles within a clinic.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Everett, CM; Thorpe, CT; Palta, M; Carayon, P; Gilchrist, VJ; Smith, MA

Published Date

  • April 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 27 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 45 - 49

PubMed ID

  • 24662258

Pubmed Central ID

  • 24662258

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1547-1896

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.JAA.0000444736.16669.76


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States