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medical direction

supervision of a service, group, or system providing medical care to people; commonly in an office, hospital, or by allied health paraprofessionals.
[med'i-kăl dī-rek'shŭn]
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medical direction

A term referring to the direct oversight by a fully qualified specialist of procedures performed by others (e.g., by resident physicians, CRNAs, physician assistants). Medically directed procedures fall between personally performed and medically supervised procedures.
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medical direction

Medical practice The direct oversight of procedures performed by others–eg, by resident physicians, CRNAs, physician assistants See Physician extender. Cf Medical supervision.
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medical direction

Physician input to and overseeing of policies, protocols, medical procedures, training, and quality assurance for an emergency medical service system.
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Under the medical direction of John Nelson, MD, Battlefield Imaging offers state-of-the-art imaging services including one of the world's first open 1.5 T magnetic resonance imaging systems, a combined PET scanner/CT scanner, and digital mammography.
"For instance, in New York, a few years ago, the New York Medical Directors Association, in collaboration with the New York State Department of Health, developed extensive and comprehensive guidelines, based upon AMDA guidelines, for physician practice and medical direction. Then, the New York State Department of Health and a consortium of organizations, including the New York Medical Directors Association applied through the Department of Health to the [CMS] for funds through the CMP system for statewide education of facilities about the guidelines.
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