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 MMMMaster of Medical Management
A credential referred to as the MBA for Physicians
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2018/09/13 09:59 
 PMDPrimary MD
Primary doctor. More commonly called PCP.
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2018/08/08 13:54 
 LPLumbar Puncture
Insertion of a hollow needle into the space surrou... (more)
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2018/06/20 15:24 
 CSFCerebrospinal Fluid
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2018/06/20 15:22 
 NSAIDNonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug
Over-the-counter anti-inflammatory painkillers. C... (more)
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2018/06/08 14:17 
 MRNMedical Record Number
A unique patient identifier, as required by HIPAA,... (more)
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2018/05/29 11:40 
 EAPEpic All Procedure
An Epic Master File of patient procedures. It is ... (more)
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2018/05/11 12:32 
 PBPMPer Beneficiary Per Month
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2018/05/11 10:26 
 VBPValue Based Payment
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2018/05/11 10:15 
 POCTPoint of Care Testing
Typically referring to a device, service providing... (more)
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2018/05/11 10:14 
 PASSPediatric Asthma Severity Score
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2018/05/11 10:13 
 CTMAContrary to Medical Advice
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2018/05/11 10:11 
 OAPOSOpen Access Point of Service
A POS insurance plan which typically has slightly ... (more)
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2018/05/11 10:09 
 HRVHeart Rate Variability
A measure of the variation in time between each he... (more)
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2018/05/11 10:09 
 CMRPCertified Maintence and Reliability Professional
A credential for a healthcare logistic operations ... (more)
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2018/05/11 10:00 
 PNLProfit and Loss
Also written P&L
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2018/05/11 09:58 
 MUMeaningful Use
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2018/05/11 09:57 
 ACEAdditional Care Encounters
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2018/05/11 09:56 
 VPVentriculoperitoneal
As in "ventriculoperitoneal shunt." A medical dev... (more)
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2018/05/10 10:06 
 MDIMetered Dose Inhaler
A device that delivers a specific amount of medica... (more)
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2018/04/23 15:11 

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