Is your 'doctor' a physician? It's ok to ask.
There was a time when it was safe to assume that the person in the white coat treating you was a physician. With corporations increasingly firing physicians and replacing them with non-physician practitioners, this is no longer the case. Learn how to protect yourself and your family from medical harm:
As featured on NewsNation Now's investigative report "Families sound alarm on medical transparency after the death of their children"
"A must-read for patients attempting to navigate today's healthcare marketplace."
--Brian Wilhelmi MD, JD, FASA
IS YOUR 'DOCTOR' A PHYSICIAN?
Some nurse practitioners and physician assistants now have doctorate degrees and may call themselves 'doctor'
There are few quality studies showing that care provided by unsupervised nonphysicians is safe or effective
Patients who are harmed may not receive justice in a malpractice case
DIFFERENCES IN TRAINING AND EDUCATION
Learn the differences between the professions
Hear stories of patient harm from care by non-physician practitioners
COST OF CARE
It may cost you the same or even more to see a non-physician than a physician