diagnostic process

diagnostic process

the act of determining a patient's health status and evaluating the factors influencing that status.
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This should be the single investment optometrists can make that can simultaneously improve the patient experience, enhance the diagnostic process, and increase office and staff productivity," Optos added.
The authors provide an overview of the diagnostic process, grading and staging, identification of tumor types, and the variety of tumors before providing multiple case studies.
There is often a need to more precisely identify the extent of pathology and the fine elements of intracranial anatomic features during the diagnostic process and during many operations in the nose, sinus, orbit, and skull base region.
GOAL 1: FACILITATE MORE EFFECTIVE TEAMWORK IN THE DIAGNOSTIC PROCESS AMONG HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS, PATIENTS, AND THEIR FAMILIES
Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology implemented Carestreams Vue for Clinical Collaboration Platform to deliver advanced enterprise image management technology that streamlines the diagnostic process at its new state-of-the-art oncology center.
Hospitals, in an effort to counteract diagnostic mistakes, have been improving their systems to enhance diagnosis and minimize errors by facilitating immediate access to information; staff communication; clinical analysis and response in the diagnostic process.
When patients have such easy access to communication with their physician, the diagnostic process is greatly enhanced.
The research, the first one to investigate the use of molecular classification in standardising the diagnostic process for metastatic cancer, was aimed at assessing the clinical and economic trade-offs of utilising bioTheranostics' gene assay to help detect the main site of metastatic cancers that are difficult to diagnose and to find if the test could be utilised to standardise the diagnostic process and costs for doctors, payers and patients.
Complete car care franchise including superior diagnostic process, state of the art computer systems, and extensive franchise support.
Their topics include diagnosis and medicalization, mapping the diagnostic process in psychiatry from talk to action, gender identity disorder and the contested terrain of diagnosis in the transgender rights movement, the vanishing diagnosis of Asperger's Disorder, and diagnosing the criminal addict as biochemistry in the service of the state.
A new emphasis is placed on the need to use research evidence during the diagnostic process.
MEDICS at a North Wales hospital's biochemistry lab have been praised for their contributions to research on lung cancer and improving the diagnostic process for a range of other conditions.

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