ability to practice medicine

Ability to Practice Medicine

The cognitive capacity to make appropriate clinical diagnoses and exercise reasonable medical judgements, keep abreast of medical developments, refer patients to appropriate providers, prescribe appropriate medications and other substances, maintain and review patients’ charts, and provide health care services for patients.

ability to practice medicine

Medical malpractice The cognitive capacity to make appropriate clinical diagnoses and exercise reasonable medical judgements, keep abreast of medical developments, refer Pts to appropriate providers, prescribe appropriate medications and other substances, maintain and review Pts' charts, and provide coverage for Pts. See Impaired health care worker.
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No one decries this loss of ability to practice medicine more than the patients; they are coming to understand that something of real value has been lost.
He declared that his ability to practice medicine had been impaired, his ability treat patients had been compromised, and he could not accommodate many patients who had requested the hospital for their labor and delivery needs based on the hospital's reputation.
Nine months after her injury, spurred by her desire to regain the ability to practice medicine, she, in concurrence with her neurologist and with the support of family members, enrolled as a trainee in the Brain Injury Day Treatment Program at the New York University Medical Center in Manhattan.
In 2013, physicians will need to closely monitor developments around the implementation of these critical provisions, to understand how they will directly affect their patients and ability to practice medicine.
According to the Annals of Internal Medicine, at least one-third of all physicians will experience, at some time in their careers, a period during which they have a physical, mental or behavioral condition that impairs their ability to practice medicine safely.
At TeamHealth (NYSE: TMH), our purpose is to perfect our physicians' ability to practice medicine, every day, in everything we do.
Both experts concluded, after reviewing these records and an interview of Reyes conducted by the board, that Reyes lacks the necessary knowledge and ability to practice medicine safely and that he has placed the health and lives of his patients at risk.
His medical license was then revoked by default, pursuant to Government Code section 11520, for violation of Business and Professions Code section 2239-repeated use of alcoholic beverages to the extent as to be a danger to himself, others, or that such use impaired his ability to practice medicine safely.
Under the UMP Neighborhood program, a select set of physician groups, who have proven over time their ability to practice medicine in a cost-effective manner, are organized into several customized networks called "Care Systems.
The surrender by Eglin of his license terminates his ability to practice medicine in California indefinitely.
The surrender by Bloomfield of his license terminates his ability to practice medicine in California indefinitely.
This ability to practice medicine without outside interference has become a major recruiting advantage for Kaiser Permanente over the past few years as talented physicians prefer to work in an environment where they can place their patients' needs first.