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clinician

 [klĭ-nish´an]
an expert clinical practitioner and teacher.
nurse clinician see nurse clinician.

cli·ni·cian

(klin-ish'ŭn),
A health professional engaged in the care of patients, as distinguished from one working in other areas of practice.

clinician

(klĭ-nĭsh′ən)
n.
A health professional, such as a physician, psychologist, or nurse, who is directly involved in patient care, as distinguished from one who does only research or administrative work.

clinician

A qualified healthcare professional in the UK.

Examples
Doctor, nurse, midwife, pharmacist, psychologist, allied health professional—e.g. dietician, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, podiatrist, and speech and language therapist. Also social workers/care managers if they are part of the team providing direct patient care.

clinician

A health care professional–physician, physician assistant, or nurse–involved in active Pt management. See Primary mental health care clinician, Staff clinician. Cf Academician.

cli·ni·cian

(klin-ish'ŭn)
A health care professional engaged in the care of patients, as distinguished from one working in other areas.

clinician

Any doctor, of any speciality, dealing directly with patients.

cli·ni·cian

(klin-ish'ŭn)
A health care professional engaged in the care of patients.
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Clinicians are drowning in paperwork and reporting requirements caused by cumbersome government rules and regulations, said CMS Administrator Seema Verma.
2 Before starting opioid therapy for chronic pain, clinicians should establish treatment goals with all patients, including realistic goals for pain and function, and should consider how opioid therapy will be discontinued if benefits do not outweigh risks.
Clinicians may be very skeptical considering their professional role within the health care system.
A qualitative study published in 2012, Patients' engagement in primary care: powerlessness and compounding jeopardy, explored what poor older adults with LTCs said they wanted from clinicians (1) Those in the study had been purposefully selected on the basis of ethnicity, gender, age (50 or older), two or more LTCs, and had been admitted to hospital at least twice in a year for five or more bed days.
'The clinicians who had access to a QbTest report were faster in reaching diagnostic decisions with no overall loss of diagnostic accuracy,' Hollis said.
MedPAC adds that, by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' own estimates, more than half of clinicians will be exempt from reporting on MIPS, based on the low-volume threshold that exempts providers who bill for $90,000 or less in Medicare claims or see 200 or fewer Medicare patients.
If a woman were to ask for care that the clinician did not believe was in her best interests then all of the clinicians we spoke to would have reservations about providing the requested care.
Answer: If an eligible clinician meets the volume threshold at each TIN, then that clinician will have to report for each TIN he or she works at.
For full participation in the improvement activities performance category, clinicians can engage in up to four activities, rather than the proposed six activities, to earn the highest possible score of 40.
Advanced APM Payment Adjustments--For years 2019 through 2024, a clinician who meets the law's standards for Advanced APM participation is excluded from MIPS adjustments and receives a 5% Medicare Part B incentive payment.
The unfortunate circumstance is that it seems the clinical results of the individual clinician make the most difference.
Thus it is necessary to know the level of burden a clinician is carrying & find out the way to improve the life style & the patient care.

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