professional patient

professional patient

Graduate education
A patient with a particular disease, in whom all of the “classical” findings of that condition are present and who, for a fee, acts as a teaching model for medical students learning clinical skills.

Medspeak-UK
See Commissioning a Patient-led NHS.
 
Patient care
A patient who is a professional—e.g., doctor, lawyer, architect, etc.

Psychiatry
Fake patient. A person who feigns illness for various reasons, making the “illness” their job. Professional patients include malingerers filling a psychologic need—e.g., with Munchausen syndrome—and drug entrepreneurs seeking prescriptions for drugs to be sold later.

professional patient

Fake Pt Medtalk A person who feigns illness for various reasons; PPs include malingerers filling a psychologic need, drug entrepeneurs seeking prescriptions or drugs to be sold later, and those with Munchausen syndrome.
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NEW YORK, June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Donachie, a US Marine Corps veteran and professional patient advocate with Discount Drug Network and AllyHealth, will discuss both discount drug prescriptions and telemedicine solutions on the next edition of h360 Live, to be webcast on Tuesday, June 16 at 1 PM EDT on the healtheo360 web site, www.
Strong emphasis is placed on providing: high-quality care, preventive medicine, close follow ups, short wait times in the office, prompt office visits, patient education, and friendly but professional patient relations.
It offers professional patient care, treatment and advice and quickly gained a reputation for outstanding levels of care.
All practices are neighborhood offices with convenient hours, personal and professional patient care, no down payment and affordable, interest-free monthly payment plans with no credit checks.
Philips continues to actively invest in its patient care and clinical informatics business, which contributes significantly to the professional patient monitoring market.
Dorland Health today announced the launch of The Professional Patient Advocate Institute (PPAI), a membership organization and community aligned around the common cause of providing advocacy for consumers as they strive to secure their healthcare needs and cover complex insurance and financial matters.
DBA SCBN Prescription Advocacy, a professional Patient Advocacy Program based in Austin, TX, was founded in 2002 to assist lower income patients with their medications and serve as a single point of access to over 270 Patient Assistance Programs.
Medical is a leading North American manufacturer and distributor of professional patient handling products and safe patient handling programs.
SCBN), a professional Patient Advocacy Program that assists disadvantaged patients obtain free or low-cost medication from Patient Assistance Programs, celebrates its 30,000th customer this week, coupled with the announcement that the company has helped patients receive over $200 million in medicine since its founding in 2002.
Since the launch of our STS Continuous Glucose Monitoring System in March 2006, we have introduced Health Care Professional Patient Manager software and filed a PMA-Supplement with the FDA for our second generation 7-day STS Continuous Glucose Monitoring System.
Altum's first winning entry was in the category titled Trade Magazine Advertising, B/W or Spot Color, Less Than Full Page for the professional ad titled "Your Partner in Professional Patient Care.
12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorland Health today announced the launch of The Professional Patient Advocate Institute (PPAI), a membership organization and community aligned around the common cause of providing advocacy for consumers as they strive to secure their healthcare needs and cover complex insurance and financial matters.

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