second-opinion program

second-opinion program,

n an opinion about the appropriateness of a proposed treatment provided by a practitioner other than the one making the original recommendation; some benefit plans require such opinions for selected services.
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Philadelphia International Medicine (PIM) and Chowgule Mediconsult Private Limited (CMPL) have jointly established a medical second-opinion program that will provide benefits to patients in India as well as the Philadelphia medical community.
This second-opinion program brings together the medical community of Philadelphia, regarded as among the best in the world, with a patient population eager to access our medical expertise," said Leonard Karp, executive vice president and chief operating officer of PIM.
The new contract with PIM will help CMPL to bring an affordable, high quality second-opinion program to the people of Mumbai.

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