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Obamacare spotlights need for nurse practitioners, physician assistants
Los Angeles Daily News

His wife caught the flu and was treated at Summit Urgent Care in Palmdale. Then his daughter became ill and sought treatment at the facility. Now it was his turn.

The middle-aged man in faded jeans and a green T-shirt stumbled into a treatment room in the early afternoon and told nurse practitioner Donna Emanuele he felt lousy, so lousy he couldn’t wait for an appointment with his family doctor, which would have taken several days.