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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Solicitation:The overall requirement includes specimen collection and medical review officer (MRO) review of laboratory testing results, which are part of a comprehensive drug testing program to comply with Executive Order 12564 which established the goal of a Drug-Free Federal Workplace
He is a certified Medical Review Officer, a Civil Surgeon for the Department of Homeland Security and the Medical Director of the Clearfield County Jail.
The HHS Guidelines address all areas of a drug testing program, from collection through laboratory testing to medical review officer (MRO) review and verification of results.
These positive results for marijuana from the laboratory would be reviewed by the Medical Review Officer (MRO), similar to the way MROs review prescriptions for other drugs of abuse.
Manuel Ceja is a senior aviation medical examiner with credentials ranging from medical review officer to FAA safety counselor.
But when the company's medical review officer began inquiring why Harrison needed a prescription, and then probed deeper into the history and severity of Harrison's epilepsy, the company may have gone a step too far, according to the decision written by Judge Eugene E.
Medical Review Officer Handbook, 7th ed, Research Triangle Park, NC, Quadrangle Research, LLC, 1999.
At that meeting with the HR representative, the company's Medical Review Officer was called on the telephone and, with the HR officer present, the worker explained over the phone that he had taken barbiturates by prescription since early childhood to control seizures.
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.
Services: Occupational health, including pre-employment and CDL physicals, fitness for work evaluations, drug-testing collections (DOT and non-DOT), workmen's compensation injury and illness evaluations, Medical Review Officer services, sports medicine clinic, travel medicine consultations, immigration physicals, and tailored occupational services to meet employer needs.

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