Definitions for "Internist"
a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and medical treatment of adults. Subspecialties may include nephrology, hematology, and immunology.
An expert system from the University of Pittsburgh for use in identifying infections in internal medicine, based on a knowledge base of information about more than 500 diseases and their symptoms.
a physician who specializes in adult medicine (ages 18 and over). CAHO (Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Health Organizations) — a not-for-profit organization that performs accreditation reviews primarily on hospitals and other institutions. Most managed care plans require any hospital under contract to be accredited by the JCAHO.