health care provider

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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RBC Healthcare was created to address the needs throughout all life stages of a healthcare professional and is based on three key pillars:
Francis will rejoin ProAssurance as executive vice president, Underwriting and Operations, for the Healthcare Professional Liability operation within the Specialty P&C division.
Mba said that the state government had assured them that it had started the processes of the payment of the Healthcare Professional Clinical allowance.
A renal-specific advanced communication training (REACT) program was piloted with 16 healthcare professional participants, focusing on facts, patient and career experiences, professional experiences, communication skills, engagement with material, and feedback sessions (Bristowe et al., 2014).
"Patients have an absolute right and an expectation that any information they share with a healthcare professional will be in the strictest possible confidence.
It also supplies information that allows people to go directly to the right healthcare professional for the help they need without having to see their GP first.
Dr Cliff Jones, chair of End of Life Network, RCGP Wales and Macmillan lead, said: "Ensuring good quality end of life care should be a priority for any healthcare professional who is caring for an individual in the latter stages of their life.
First and foremost, it is critical for any center working with this population to understand the mentality of a healthcare professional who is struggling with substance abuse.
For any Healthcare Provider standing in the storm of such a competitive sector, a careful balance requires to be reached between Healthcare Professional incentivisation and maintaining and protecting business and overall financial interests.
KUWAIT, Oct 19 (KUNA) -- The First Gulf Cooperation Council Conference on Evidence-Based Healthcare Professional Development began on Sunday aiming to upgrade current practice or correct malpractice.
* In a December 2008 untitled letter, DDMAC cited oral statements made by a sales representative to a healthcare professional regarding Seroquel, at which time the product was approved for schizophrenia.
ATOKA, OKLAHOMA, October 26, 2009--When her fellow townspeople approached Diana Webber saying they had no insurance and requesting a referral to a healthcare professional, the family nurse practitioner got right to work on their behalf.

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