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. But with corporations increasingly firing physicians and replacing them with non-physician practitioners- - nurse practitioners and physician assistants - 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"

Patients at Risk Book

"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'

SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

There are few quality studies showing that care provided by unsupervised nonphysicians is safe or effective

MALPRACTICE

Patients who are harmed may not receive justice in a malpractice case

DIFFERENCES IN TRAINING AND EDUCATION

Learn the differences between the professions

PATIENT HARM

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