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mid-level provider

A popular term for a healthcare provider (e.g., nurse practitioner, physician assistant, etc.) whose activities are directed and/or dictated by a supervising physician, on whom liability for those activities rests.

mid-level provider

A category of health care professionals that includes physician assistants, nurse midwives, nurse anesthetists, and nurse practitioners. Synonym: mid-level practitioner
See also: provider
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The relationship between Individual Action and Collective Action was evident in the Minnesota mid-level provider legislative process.
Therefore, primary care physicians sometimes view mid-level providers as competitors rather than allies and partners.
The survey instrument contained both closed and open-ended questions in the following categories: scope of practice, mid-level provider, current practice, professional association membership, and demographics.
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It is instructive to know that legislation for a mid-level provider has been introduced every year since 2011 in Kansas with continued opposition from organized dentistry.
The foundation for growth for dental hygiene--whether this means a community setting, mid-level provider or private practice--is the dental hygiene process of care (Figure 2).
The question of the need for a mid-level provider in Oregon cannot adequately be addressed by this survey alone.
THE papers in this journal issue are about innovative efforts to increase access to skilled reproductive health care, particularly in resource-poor settings, either 1) where physicians are in short supply, or 2) when physicians are not needed because the skills involved in a procedure have been simplified to the point where trained mid-level providers can carry them out instead.
The 2 respondents who said they would not be comfortable being treated by a mid-level provider explained that this was, at least in part, due to their serious oral health issues, which they (accurately) perceived to be beyond the scope of a mid-level provider's training.
This paper reviews the literature on this topic and documents existing programmes for task shifting anaesthesia services to mid-level providers in South Asia to increase access to emergency obstetric care and reduce maternal mortality.
Ask ff the group shares responsibility on derisions such as hiring a new physician or mid-level provider, or installing a $50,000 phone system.
Whether you are an educator, clinician working in private practice, a public health practitioner, a mid-level provider, a dental hygienist working in a non-dental health care setting--no matter what your role is within the profession, the ADHA is working on your behalf.