The Importance of Physician Assistants for American Healthcare

Patients need physical, emotional and psychological support not just from his family members but also from the medical staff that ensures his stable condition. Hence, everyone who checks on the patient must participate in providing the satisfying healthcare service. In line with this, physician assistants have an important role to play on. These are listed in this infographic.


  1. They fill in the shortage for doctors since the 1960s.
  2. Physician assistants are working in several fields doctors are working on such as cardiology, oncology, and pediatrics.
  3. Decrease some of the routine works of doctors so that their loads will be much easier to do. This means more hours to work with more patients.