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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In the same case, the medical review officer testified that he did not review any of the negative drug tests and that when the results were positive, he contacted the drivers directly to inquire whether they took any prescription medications that could have affected the results.
Because these drugs are often abused, medical review officers and healthcare providers must be aware of true positive results due to use of such drugs as lawful medications.
Named in 2010 among "The Most Influential People in California Workers' Compensation" by Workers' Comp Executive, Benner is a diplomate of the American Board of Preventive Medicine in Occupational Medicine (ACOEM) and is certified as an Independent Medical Examiner and Medical Review Officer.
All drug screen results are reviewed by the City Physician, who is also the Medical Review Officer.
Newman also served as a surgeon in the United States Marine Corps and is a certified Medical Review Officer.
Almost as important as the lab in the management of drug testing is the Medical Review Officer (MRO).
7: Medical Review Officer Requirements in the Department of Transportation Drug Testing Program 266 Table 11.
Nonnegative tests, which are less than 5% of the total number of tests, will still have to go to the laboratory for confirmation" and perhaps through a medical review officer to ascertain whether drug usage was medically justified.
Medical Review Officers (MROs), physicians, toxicologists, drug testing administrators and human resource executives involved in drug testing will benefit from the Medical Review Officer's Handbook, 9(th) Edition available now and published by the American Association of Medical Review Officers (AAMRO) (www.
To fulfill the minimum requirements of the Occupational Medical Services contract, proposers are required to ensure the direct employment of: 1) A qualified occupational medicine physician licensed to practice medicine in the state of Florida, who will serve as the principal physician and act as the Medical Director to the City of Naples; 2) A qualified medical review officer (MRO) if providing drug screening services.
At the reference lab, new test results are interpreted by a medical review officer (MRO) to protect applicants from false-positives.
Request for Proposals: Random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug examinations and medical review officer (mro) services

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