I hope that you will consider including nurse practitioners when assessing the quality of primary care; I understand that you will not find large practices staffed solely by NP's; who, along with delivering quality care, place prevention through education as a primary goal. And by practicing holistically keep costs down; As a pediatric nurse practitioner who regularly reviews primary care records I am well aware of the quality of primary care, which rarely meets my standards. Perhaps why I see a nurse practitioner for my care. But physicians do not want to hear this.
Geraldine Walsh