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 results showed that 40%-47.5% of the respondents did not tell their health care provider about one of the four health threats.
SAN ANTONIO -- Physicians and other health care providers may harbor implicit, or unconscious, biases that contribute to health care disparities, patient communication researcher Stacey Passalacqua, PhD, said at the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians.
"That is one of the reasons why it is so important to have a diverse workforce, to have health care providers of different ethnicities, of different genders, or different backgrounds, because they are less subject to some of these implicit biases that we know are highly problematic in health care," she said in the interview.
Caption: VITAL SIGNS: (Above) The Parents Guide received positive feedback from parents engaged with Special Olympics Southern California's Young Athletes program; (Right) The newly developed Health Care Provider Informational Poster provides information at a glance for physicians to use during a diagnosis of ID.
"In this era of health care reform, we are pleased to work with these health care providers to develop collaborative programs that enhance access to patient care, improve health outcomes and lower health care costs in the communities they serve," said Dr.
Most clients said they were able to meet with a health care provider without any delay.
The health care provider, however, is not required to submit to the interview.
WORCESTER - The city has developed an online system for infectious disease reporting that will enable local health care providers to quickly and easily report suspected and confirmed reportable illness to the local Division of Public Health.
The Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) developed the Electronic Health Record Product Portfolio (portfolio) as a free resource for health care providers to compare information about electronic health record (EHR) systems.
In a group of almost 18,000 patients with diabetes enrolled in Kaiser Permanente Northern California, 3% reported health care discrimination from doctors or other health care providers and 20% reported general discrimination in everyday life.
On an April 22, 2008 discussion, Mayo Clinic asked, "When you describe Mayo Clinic to someone who hasn't been there, what's the main thing you talk about?" Through the comments created by this question, the administration of Mayo Clinic determined what was working for the firm and what to improve so that customers referring their friends and family members to the clinic would talk about everything the health care provider has to offer.
Thus, you should understand why health care providers want to cut you open, why a needle needs to be inserted into your vein, and you should understand that the interventions will help to achieve a particular goal, like "beating cancer." Advanced Care Planning is a mechanism which protects liberty, autonomy, privacy, bodily integrity, and the dignity of a person.

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