nonphysician

nonphysician

(ˌnɒnfɪˈzɪʃən)
n
a person who is not a physician
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The same considerations apply when a psychiatrist's patient sees an independent nonphysician therapist.
Hillary Rodham Clinton's health plan by headlining the article with the relatively inconsequential portion dealing with nonphysician roles ("Sen.
Hospitals employ all the types of nonphysician health professionals who perform the role.
These are the same steps taken by many successful, nonphysician CEOs who capitalized on their management skills while honing their leadership capabilities.
The firm also will establish staffing schedules and provide training for nonphysician personnel, assist in the inspection and evaluation of equipment, advise the hospital in medical records software necessary for the operation of the facility, and assist in the selection of the medical director.
Covered expenses include nonphysician employee salaries, office utilities and rent, leased office equipment and malpractice insurance premiums.
physician or nonphysician provider during the month of July 1994.
With health care reform at national and state levels emphasizing primary care, advanced practice nurses (APNs) and other nonphysician providers were expected to address the shortage of primary care physicians (Aiken & Salmon, 1994).
A recent American Society for Medical Technology issue paper noted severe shortages among all levels of nonphysician laboratory practitioners, due to "low salaries, high stress levels, professional advancement obstacles imposed by competing physicians, and wider career opportunities for women.
In what the authors call "a disturbing finding," they report that nonphysician hospital staff added or deleted one or more tests from the original orders for 54 percent of the patients.
A 330 page tool box of credentialing policies, procedures, and delineated privilege checklists for all physician specialties plus allied health professionals or nonphysician clinicians.
Medicare has relaxed some requirements of the Stark law through its 2016 fee schedule and created new exceptions for compensation arrangements under the statute, making it easier to recruit nonphysician employees, share rental space, and operate on expired contracts.