medical review officer


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med·i·cal re·view of·fi·cer

(MRO) (med'i-kal rĕ-vyū' awf'i-sĕr)
A physician trained and certified to review and analyze substance abuse testing results.
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Elsayed von Bayreuth, associate chief of professional staff, staff pathologist, and the primary medical review officer.
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Several mistakes were made by the company in question, Eden says, from premature reporting of the positive test by the Medical Review Officer to HR's inappropriate monitoring of the phone conversation involving the worker.
Said to be the first product of its kind, SteroidConfirm includes a medical review officer report, which gives the recipient the opportunity to consult with a doctor regarding test results.
Only a certified medical review officer or others with proper training and experience should interpret drug testing results.
In my experience as a certified medical review officer, I have had legitimate explanations for tests positive for THC, cocaine, opiates, and amphetamines.

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