ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 08, 1997
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.
(New York: Antonio Mora) The deal between the Oxford Health Plans HMO and New York's Columbia Presbyterian Hospital allowing nurse practitioners to perform many duties traditionally done by doctors examined. [Columbia's dean of nursing Mary MUNDINGER, American Medical Association Dr. Nancy DICKEY, two PATIENTS, Columbia College of Physicians dean Dr. Herbert PARDES - offer differing opinions on whether nurses can handle primary care as well as doctors.]
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