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internist

Chiefly US
a physician who specializes in internal medicine
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Specialists who diagnose a patient with epilepsy, and send a note back to the internists suggesting they start Tegretol.
While most internists (85 percent) and family physicians (87 Percent) accept Medicare, only 53 Percent of internists and 62 percent of family physicians accept MassHealth.
Their answers differed from those of internists and family physicians when they were asked to consider how they would manage the same hypothetical patient.
The webinar is led by an expert at turning internists into great speakers, Debbie Fay, and focuses on:
A majority of dermatologists, internists, and family physicians routinely perform full-body examinations for skin cancer - but time constraints and patient reluctance are common barriers to better skin exam rates, according to a recent report.
One Westlake internist left an HMO job so he could practice what he described as integrated medicine, and eventually stopped accepting HMO coverage after determining those patients were 10 percent of his income but 30 percent of his office visits.
But you may want to talk to an Internist about preventing them.
Fees for primary care services performed by internists and other primary care physicians must be shielded from proposed Medicare budget cuts, American Society of Internal Medicine's (ASIM) President Richard D.
Ideally, the radiologist should approach this situation collaboratively, engaging the internist in discussing requirements for optimal care of patients.
We want to urge boomers who feel fatigued to consider seeing a primary care physician and I recommend an internist.
From administrators in large hospitals to internists in solo practice, a growing legion of providers are extolling the virtues of "total quality management" (TQM), also known as "continuous quality improvement" (CQI).
Levinson worried about the frustration of every board-certified internist earning their maintenance of certification ("ABIM Working to Improve Certification Process," June 1, 2010, p.