Cross Cover

noun A physician who ‘covers’—provides patient care—for another physician, who returns the cover at a later time
verb To provide health care for another physician’s patient
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The Red Cross cover the north and the Western Isles during the worst weather, helping stranded drivers and providing medical aid in remote communities.
We are aware that at present, inter-department cross cover is being provided.
The following water safety tips from the Naval Safety Center and the American Red Cross cover major precautions.
Most insurance plans such as Blue Cross cover emergency care abroad.
A Blue Cross transplant nurse recommended that Blue Cross cover the Indiana transplant before the insurance company denied the claim.
A HSE spokesman said management had sought to reduce hours through changes in work practices, including expansion of cross cover, reduction in tiers of call and other initiatives.
Early into the day, Horse France principal Robert Nataf paid 155,000gns on behalf of a 'long-established client' to secure Lilissa, the dam of a pair of black-type performers consigned from Patrick Churchward's Westerlands Stud with a Cape Cross cover.
One of the most popular features of IM Practice Manager is the cross cover sheet, which consolidates all patients' data and records under a specific physician or group on one convenient sheet for rounding purposes.
With a nationwide network of approximately 250 fixed blood collection sites across the United States, the Red Cross covers a wide geographic area and provides expertise in blood collection.
He cites an American example in which single-payer works well: Rochester, New York, where Blue Cross covers 80 percent of the population.
The spacious new site in Buttington Cross covers 16.
Neither Medicare, Kaiser Permanente nor Blue Cross covers the laser procedures, which can cost between $2,000 and $3,000 per eye, the doctors said.