health care provider


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Noun1.health care provider - a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disabilityhealth care provider - a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
health profession - the body of individuals whose work helps to maintain the health of their clients
bonesetter - someone (not necessarily a licensed physician) who sets broken bones
electrologist - someone skilled in the use of electricity to remove moles or warts or hair roots
medical assistant - a person trained to assist medical professionals
medical man, medical practitioner - someone who practices medicine
nurse - one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
druggist, pharmacist, pill pusher, pill roller, apothecary, chemist - a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
professional, professional person - a person engaged in one of the learned professions
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The agreement, which has been developing over the last two years, strengthens a partnership that began in 1989 between the two health care providers.
The odds that HIV testing was anonymous were elevated for white men; those who had no health care provider or had not discussed testing with their provider; those who had been tested at a site other than a private physician's office, a health maintenance organization or a hospital; those who had sought the test because of exposure to risk and those who had received counseling (odds ratios, 1.
Another serious health condition involving continuing treatment by a health care provider is described as a "period of incapacity which is permanent or long-term due to a condition for which treatment may not be effective.
Measures have been introduced in Arkansas, Michigan, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, and West Virginia that would allow pharmacists and other health care providers to refuse treatment or medication to anyone by citing ethical, moral, or religious grounds.
The Minister and staff have held meetings with health care providers, agencies and professional organizations in each of the designated LHIN areas.
These dramas offer citizens, scientists, health care providers, environmental regulatory officials, and local governments an opportunity to realistically appraise risks and set goals for a healthier environmental future.
In the case of a malpractice lawsuit against multiple health care provider defendants, where the cause of action occurred in different counties for different defendants, the claim must be filed in the county where the cause of action occurred for at least one of the defendants.
Because of nursing shortages or other factors, some camp settings have hired student nurses in a "first-aider" role to act as their sole health care provider.
Your flu shot is free, if you are enrolled in Medicare Part B and your health care provider accepts Medicare assignment.
How taken: intravenous (in the vein) injections by the health care provider once every 8 weeks
It may have taken you only a visit or two to your doctor or other health care provider to find out what's causing your health problem.
This model recognizes that the efforts of health care providers support the work of families and communities who contribute the primary resources, support and dedication to their children.

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