supervising physician

supervising physician

A licensed physician in good standing who, pursuant to US State regulations, engages in the direct supervision of physician assistants whose duties are encompassed by the supervising physician’s scope of practice.

supervising physician

Medical practice A licensed physician in good standing who, pursuant to state regulations, engages in direct supervision of physician assistants whose duties are encompassed by the supervising physician's scope of practice
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I think a lot of practices, in operationalizing this rule, have generally used the ordering physician as the physician who billed for the service without paying a lot of attention to who was the actual supervising physician.
Nikolaus Haas, MD, is Supervising Physician at the Hospital for Congenital Heart Diseases, Heart and Diabetes Center NRW, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany.
More than 40 percent of states and the District of Columbia currently allow APRNs to practice without a mandated collaborating or supervising physician, including prescriptive authority.
With health care reform and the need for an increase in primary care providers, many states are liberalizing the requirements for collaboration with physicians and placing the onus for recognizing personal limits on the APRN, including allowing APRNs to prescribe even scheduled medications; (17) however, these models do not remove the liability for the provider, and often APRNs are offered a modified form of malpractice insurance, increasing the risk that a supervising physician or hospital will be included in a lawsuit so a patient can recoup damages from perceived malpractice.
In order to practice in Massachusetts, an advanced practice nurse needs to enter into collaboration with a supervising physician.
Requires advance practice nurses who hold a certificate of fitness and physician assistants to keep the name of the current supervising physician updated within the information maintained by the Department of Health (DOH).
Under their application of the "physician supervision" mandate, the supervising physician could be one circuit-riding abortionist who is responsible for patients at several different abortion clinics.
The supervising physician should be available, and PAs are trained and expected to seek help and supervision when the acuity or severity exceeds their training or comfort level.
In 93% of the surgeries, the clinical officer operated successfully; in 7%, the supervising physician had to complete the procedure.
MAG also supports that all "mid level" providers and "health care extenders" introduce themselves accurately and give their correct titles when delivering care and to accurately identify the supervising physician, including providing contact information and that such health care extenders and the supervising physicians wear an identification badge that clearly and accurately states their correct titles and degrees.
The source identified the victim of the assault as Doctor Emile Mansour, the supervising physician at a clinic in Skekka, north Lebanon, owned by Kataeb General Secretary Michel Khoury.
In some medical practices, PAs have their own panel of patients; in others, the PA and supervising physician alternate visits with each patient so that both are equally involved in the patient's care.