covering physician

covering physician

Medtalk A licensed doctor of medicine or osteopathy with an agreement to provide services to another provider's Pts when the provider is not available
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However, critical findings should always be relayed to the referring and/or responsible covering physician. The date, time and person who receives this communication should be noted within the radiology report.
Covering physician must be Board Certified and must obtain privileges.
(1) Thus, the covering physician at an ice hockey game must be prepared to acutely manage a variety of orthopedic injuries, as well as potentially serious injuries to the face, neck, and chest.
As electronic health records have become more prevalent, the chances are greater that a covering physician is going to have instant access to a patient's record.
PhoneDOCTORx serves as the "covering physician" for a patient's primary care physician under a model approved by the Board of Registration in Medicine.
At 6:16 AM, the covering physician was summoned, but the ObGyn arrived and took charge.
She reported nausea, vomiting, and photophobia to the covering physician. The woman had a history of headaches, which she attributed to previous ear surgery.
You can handle this concern by providing alternate phone numbers such as a mobile phone, answering service, or covering physician.
In a small practice, where one physician might cover for another on a weekend or holiday, remote access to the EMR provides the covering physician with an in-depth look at the clinical history and current treatment of a colleague physician's patient--especially valuable if both patient and physician are off-site.
The nurse who was calling for directions was referred to the covering physician and the covering physician directed that there were three options.
A covering physician can access a patient's latest medical history with a few points-and-clicks.