medical advisory committee

medical advisory committee

A generic, non-specific term used in the UK for a group of health professionals who advise a body on medical matters that impact on the body, including proposed policies and action plans related to safe practices, patient management, whether to adopt new medical technologies and so on. MACs have been convened to advise, variously, NHS executives, commercial divers, dancers, etc.
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20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Skin Association (ASA) announced today that that current member Robert Modlin, MD has become Co-Chair of its Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) alongside Dr.
Wood is also the current Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee at LifeGift.
The AIMS Panel is a medical advisory committee appointed by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to advise it and the Alameda County Sheriff s Office regarding the quality of care that jail inmates are receiving.
Prof Fairclough, an ex-member of the medical advisory committee of the Welsh Rugby Union, said the sport had "become a game of freaks".
Prof Fairclough, an exmember of the medical advisory committee of the Welsh Rugby Union, said the sport had "become a game of freaks".
The Medical Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Tuberculosis (MACET) is an independent volunteer committee of physicians and other tuberculosis experts commissioned by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to advise the state Department of Public Health on matters related to tuberculosis.
During the November conference, an invited Medical Advisory Committee attended and expressed their reservations about the program.
Bruce Walton, Executive Vice President of Aurora, stated, "Aurora's Molecular Medical Advisory Committee unanimously decided to partner with NeoGenomics after carefully considering a number of high-quality diagnostic laboratories.
He is the current Chair of the Nassau Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Committee and served as Nassau's representative to the state emergency medical council for eight years.
The Business Advisory Committee will serve as a business corollary to the Company's existing Scientific and Medical Advisory Committee.
He is currently a member of the Medical Advisory Committee of the Utah Cancer Control Program, and MonoGen Inc.
In "Recommendations for live viral and bacterial vaccines in immunodeficient patients and their close contacts" appearing in the April edition of The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, the IDF Medical Advisory Committee responds to the uncertainty regarding which live viral or bacterial vaccines can be given to patients with primary immunodeficiency diseases as well as the growing neglect of societal adherence to routine immunizations.

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