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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Only by working in a truly united and collaborative way can Neighbourhood Pharmacies members continue to deliver the most easily accessible and highest-quality professional patient care services on which all Canadians rely.
This is a professional Patient Advocacy Program based in Austin, Texas, to assist lower income patients with their medications and serve as a single point of access to over 270 Patient Assistance Programs.
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.
The personalized patient advisory leaflets go hand-in-hand with professional patient consultations by our pharmacists," says Mike O'Neill, vice president of professional operations.
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.
Medical is a leading North American manufacturer and distributor of professional patient handling products and safe patient handling programs.
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.
The biosensor's accuracy and sensitivity far surpass anything available on the market today, even when compared to hospital-based professional patient monitoring systems," said Asialee Huang, senior vice president, corporate strategies and worldwide business development, Nexense.
With the PATIENT ED(R) system, Genesys PHO physicians will be able to create customized, professional patient instructions, print accurate, legible prescriptions, and chart the assessment and plan, all in as little as 20 seconds.

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