The news media is very interested in the dynamic growth of the PA profession. Increasing demand and a new awareness of their solid education, rigorous certification and strong capabilities have piqued the interest of healthcare journalists.

To the right are articles that have been published, written about, or authored by, certified PAs. Check back here regularly for updates.

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Supporting ImageACP HospitalDawn Morton-Rias is quoted about the flexibility of certified PAs to work where they are needed in ACP Hospitalist: Getting the Most from Advanced Practice ProvidersGetting the Most from Advanced Practice Providers
Supporting ImageBecker's Hospital ReviewBecker’s Hospital Review: PAs in hospital medicine impact lives, remain in high demand PAs in hospital medicine impact lives, remain in high demand
Supporting ImagePhysicians PracticePhysician Practice Blog: PAs in Dermatology Increase Patient CarePAs in Dermatology Increase Patient Care
Supporting ImagePhysicians PracticeA blog by Michelle Gordon-Canning, PA-C on "How to Help Cardiovascular Patients Change Their LIfestyle"How to Help Cardiovascular Patients Change Their LIfestyle
Supporting ImageForbesForbes published an article based on the press release and state reportPhysician Assistant Pay Reaches $100,000 Annually
Supporting ImageProperty/Casualty 360Alicia Kelch, PA-C, writes about how Certified PAs Detect What’s Real in Worker’s Comp Claims, which is of great interest to insurance companiesCertified PAs Detect What's Real in Worker's Comp Claims
Supporting ImageManaged Healthcare ExecutiveDr. Dawn Morton-Rias describes 10 ways certified PAs improve quality and reduce costs.10 ways Certified PAs Improve Quality and Reduce Costs
Supporting ImageModern HealthcareDr. Dawn Morton-Rias explains care teams can boost access & patient education.Modern Healthcare
Supporting ImageManaged Care OutlookJames Cannon, PA-C, and former NCCPA Board Chair, discusses why certified PAs are a big part of the day-to-day delivery of healthcare.As HealthCare Continues to Evolve So Does the Role of the PA
Supporting ImageForbesForbes reports on the increasing demand for PAs.Physician Assistants Grow, Expand Value-Based Care Role
Supporting ImageBecker's Spine ReviewRead an article about efficiency and quality by certified PA Mark Wright.How certified physician assistants balance efficiency and quality in orthopedic practice
Supporting ImageEmergency Physicians MonthlyCertified PA Fred Wu works in emergency medicine and explains the myths vs. facts.Myth vs. Fact: The Truth Behind Common PA Misconceptions
Supporting ImageHealth AffairsDawn Morton Rias, Ed.D, PA-C, and NCCPA President and CEO explains to policy makers.How PAs Factor into Improved CMS Patient Satisfaction Scores
Supporting ImageMedscapeLearn how PAs improve patient outcomes at a major medical system by Ron Byerly, PA-C Physician Assistants Filling Gaps at Geisinger Health System
Supporting ImageGainesville TimesA patient talks about the great care received from certified PA Coe McGrath.PAs Becoming More Prevalent
Supporting ImageClinical Psychiatry NewsDr. Michael Musgrove writes that PAs and team care can work in psychiatry too.Clinical Psychiatry News article
Supporting ImageCardiology TodayDr. Joseph Dearani writes about the expanding role of certified PAs in cardiac specialties. Cardiology Today article
Supporting ImageFlorida Medical MagazineDr. Gary Winchester provides critical yet simple steps to meet existing challenges.How to Effectively Integrate PAs into Your Practice
Supporting ImageBlog on Kevin MDDr. Francisco Prieto explains why PAs are critical as health systems evolve.Blog on Kevin MD
Supporting ImageMedical Economics articleHow PAs enable improved workflow, patient careMedical Economics_Dr. Bat.pdf


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