Feb 09, 2017

Columnist: “One Small Step” Would Be Big Leap for Health Care

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A. Barton Hinkle, senior editorial writer and a columnist at the Richmond Times-Dispatch, lives in a state in which, as he writes, nurses “are forbidden to practice medicine independently.” His column headlined “One Small Step to Improve Health Care” is heavy on facts as he makes the case for Virginia to embrace nurse practitioners “as a vital component of the solution for providing cost-effective, high-quality, comprehensive health care.”