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Beverly Hills Expands Innovative Nurse Practitioner Program

Nurse Practitioner (NP) Theresa Simmons and Firefighter Paramedic Scott Marquez stand in front of a Ford Expedition, which has been outfitted with everything an NP could do in an urgent care facility.

Posted Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 6:31 pm

By Laura Coleman

Just one year after piloting an innovative medical program through the Beverly Hills Fire Department (BHFD), the City is poised to expand its Nurse Practitioner Unit (NPU) to service residents seven days a week. While the program’s reactive (911-based) component is not novel, its proactive approach (patient home visits) to care is very much a new and unique way to provide public health services.

For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the e-edition.

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