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  • n. Plural form of nonphysician.


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  • The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery has seen an increase in the number of patients treated for complications from cosmetic procedures performed by nonphysicians, which is why this group is so adamant about passing stricter regulations to protect the consumers’ safety.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • Medicare is trying to mandate some 122,000 additional terms or codes, apparently considered to be important by nonphysicians.

    Expanding Medical Codes to 140,000 Is Rx for Futility

  • Whereas almost anyone can recognize when someone is overweight, physicians and nonphysicians alike often fail to recognize depression.

    The Flex Diet

  • Dr. Murray also offered stories of regular patients, nonphysicians, who answered the siren call of medical technology only to die in misery, probably no later than they otherwise would have.

    Barbara Coombs Lee: Do Doctors Die Like the Rest of Us?

  • Expect longer waits for appointments, shorter physician visits, greater use of nonphysicians for routine care, and higher prices.

    Steve Jacob: Health-Care Reform's Fate Won't Alter Health Care's Larger Problems

  • Oftentimes, the historical accounts were written by nonphysicians with no understanding of key clinical details.

    Solving Darwin's Medical Mystery

  • Incentivize team-based care including greater use of nonphysicians and novel delivery mechanisms such as accountable care organizations and medical homes.

    Health Care: Change the Incentives

  • In counties lacking willing or capable doctors, nonphysicians—sometimes registered nurses—still serve.

    Spider Bones

  • It prohibits nonphysicians from performing any procedures without a physician on site unless the treatment is performed in a physician-owned office.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • In combination, these two elements will allow medical care — from diagnosis to treatment — to be performed by computer-savvy nonphysicians using government-approved algorithms.

    Health Plan Will Affect Anesthesiologists, Everyone Else


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