Physician Profiling

Health / Health Insurance / Physician Profiling: In the context of a pharmacy benefit plan, the process of compiling data on physician prescribing patterns and comparing physicians' actual prescribing patterns to expected patterns within select drug categories. Also known as profiling.

Other Words for Physician

Physician Verb Synonyms: doctor, medical doctor, M.D., doctor of medicine, medical practitioner, general practitioner, G.P., medical man or woman, specialist, diplomate, navy surgeon, doc, medico, medic, man, sawbones, bones
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Primary Care Physician (PCP)

Health / Dentistry / Primary Care Physician (PCP): A physician, usually a family or general practitioner, internist or pediatrician, who provides a broad range of routine medical services and refers patients to specialists, hospitals and other provide MORE

Subscriber Profiling

Technology / Cell Phones / Subscriber Profiling: Compiling subscriber usage information (such as frequency of calls, locations called to or from and monthly airtime usage), to identify potentially fraudulent use or to identify customers likely to te MORE

Physician-Hospital Organization (PHO)

Health / Health Insurance / Physician-Hospital Organization (PHO): A joint venture between a hospital and many or all of its admitting physicians whose primary purpose is contract negotiations with MCOs and marketing. MORE

Physician Profiling

Health / Health Insurance / Physician Profiling: In the context of a pharmacy benefit plan, the process of compiling data on physician prescribing patterns and comparing physicians' actual prescribing patterns to expected patterns within select drug MORE

Family Physician

Health / Massage / Family Physician: A physician who is educated and trained in family practice. MORE

Physician Practice Management (PPM) Company

Health / Health Insurance / Physician Practice Management (PPM) Company: A company, owned by a group of investors, that purchases physicians' practice assets, provides practice management services, and, in most cases, gives physicians a long-term contract to continue worki MORE

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