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Onboarding Advanced Practice Clinicians
August 1, 2019
Call coverage guidelines for physicians
Receiving phone calls at all hours of the night covering for several physicians at a time while not being familiar with their patients, not being familiar with the nursing staff, and having to go into the hospital to examine patients, are not only some of the inconveniences of being on call but create liability exposures for all on-call physicians.
Consider the following call coverage …
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