Nurses to play a greater role in healthcare
By Molly Hennessy-Fiske
Savinh Pouv wears a white coat, treats patients and is considered a primary care provider at the Los Angeles County clinic where she works — but she is not a doctor.
That does not matter to Maria Avalos. What matters, the 55 year-old homemaker said, is that when she comes to the Long Beach clinic to get treated for her diabetes, she always sees Pouv, a nurse practitioner.
Read the full article on LATimes.com.