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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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.
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.
By using an insurance agent to market its managed care plan to small companies and selfemployed individuals, by contracting with health care provider groups in Hispanic and Asian communities, and by developing relationships with individual primary-care physicians and specialists along with ancillary service groups, the company has grown at an annual rate of 20% over the past five years.

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