Physician assistants could save the health care system more than a billion dollars over the next 13 years, says a Conference Board of Canada study released Monday…more
PAs could relieve some of the pressure on the doctors’ time, decrease wait times and alleviate workplace shortages just as the aging population starts to increase demand on the system, according to the study, which engaged an expert panel to advise a team of economists on which tasks could be delegated to PAs, increasing the total number of patients a doctor could see…more
Hiring more physician assistants (PAs) and effectively integrating them into health care teams could save the Canadian health care system millions in efficiency gains, according to a new report released by The Conference Board of Canada…more.
This report calculates the cost savings that could be generated to the health system by hiring more Physician Assistants…more.
“Integrating more physician assistants into health-care teams could help alleviate the increase in demand, decrease wait times and alleviate health workforce shortages,” …more.