Increasing the Use of Physician Assistants Could Lead to Significant Cost Savings for the Canadian Health Care System

Ottawa, October 24, 2016—Hiring more physician assistants (PAs) and effectively integrating them into health care teams could save the Canadian health care system millions in efficiency gains, according to a new report released by The Conference Board of Canada. Canada’s health care system cost Canadians $219 billion in 2015, and hospital, drugs

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