Tine Hansen-Turton, PHMC's Chief Strategy Officer and CEO of National Nursing Centers Consortium, and PHMC's health network were featured in a lead story on MSNBC.com in November. The story focused on how the country will meet increased patient demand now that more people have insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act.

With the influx of newly insured patients, the article discusses the increased role of nurse practitioners to meet the country's primary care demand. Using the Massachusetts healthcare reform example, the article describes the value in ensuring nurse practitioners are seen as primary care providers, can practice to the full extent of their training and are reimbursed for their care by insurance providers. Photos from Rising Sun Health Center and PHMC Health Connectionare included as examples of the positive impact that nurse-managed care can have on the community. Click here to read the full article.