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the term most often used as a synonym for a patient who receives health care in an ambulatory care setting, especially when health maintenance rather than illness care is the primary service provided. Sometimes this term is preferred to denote a collaborative relationship rather than a hierarchical one.


Etymology: L, clinare, to lean
1 a person who is recipient of a professional service.
2 a recipient of health care regardless of the state of health.
3 a patient.

client/server system

a computer configuration in which the workload is divided between a client computer and a server, as might be used in a health care management plan.


A program that makes a service request of another program, usually running on a server, which then fulfills the request. Web browsers are clients that request HTML files from web servers.


Psychology Patient Any person who is voluntarily or involuntarily receiving mental health services or substance abuse services from any mental health service provider


A patron or customer; one who receives a professional service from another; one who seeks or receives advice or therapy from a health care professional.
Compare: patient
[L. cliens, protégé, dependent]


a person whose animal(s) the veterinarian in question has had in his/her care during a finite period. The court usually operates on the basis that one or two years is sufficient to establish a continuing relationship.

client files
the clinical and financial and other records that a veterinarian maintains as a permanent history of his/her association with each of his/her clients and their animals.
client rights
a client is entitled to receive service from his/her regular veterinarian unless he/she has been advised that the client/doctor relationship has been terminated, that is assuming that the client is a bona fide one. A client is also entitled to be served or be advised that service is not available at the usual address but a comparable service is available at another practice and that arrangements have been made with that practice. As to quality of service, the client can expect to receive service of the quality that would be provided by any other veterinarian—the 'reasonable man' policy.
client target
what the owner is trying to achieve by consulting the veterinarian.

Patient discussion about client

Q. I ask a client's Dr. to script flexaril for a lower back spasm and he made it for a drug called zanaflex? I am unfamiliar with zanaflex, what is the difference between it and flexaril 25mg? Benefits? Risks? I got him to order the air mattress and extended bed because client is 6'3" and is already bedridden on my 1st day..try to beat the skin breakdown, already stage I decubitis ulcers. I tried to talk the client into slideboard and lift away arm wheelchair...noway..he wants to walk bent with a rolling walker. He already had a lift chair delivered, so he just goes from bed to lift chair. He refuses to let me bathe him. He can't see, and he has me check his draw up on insulin to make sure it's right. He sends the P.T. man right back out the door after he signs the sheet. Difficult pt.!

A. Flexeril and Zanaflex are different drugs but are both muscle relaxants. There are hardly any differences between the two, clinically wise. If the doctor thought one is better than the other for your client I would suggest you take his advice and use the one he gave you.

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We look forward to his continued leadership and innovation as he accepts his new responsibility as Director of our Government Affairs and Client Programs," says Donnie Williams, Vice President of Client Services.
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Growth from newer client programs drove approximately $4 million in revenue for the quarter, which offset some year-on-year softness from our large accounts," said Rory Cowan, CEO, Lionbridge.
Our India expansion is enabling us to secure new client programs and reduce costs.
In addition, certain wages were increased in response to the opening of a new customer contact center in Albuquerque by a major defense contractor, which has a government contract enabling them to offer up to 44% higher wages than those currently budgeted for Sento client programs handled there.
With that vision in mind, Unica and our EMM suite will enable Bulldog to increase the velocity, precision and effectiveness of its highly differentiated online client programs.
State National President Terry Ledbetter comments, "United Specialty provides greater flexibility to our existing clients and offers surplus lines capacity to new client programs.
The awards were given to the client programs that provided outstanding operational performance results in 2005.
SITEL Mexico participated in the category of "Best Outsourced Call Center Contribution" and the awards selection committee judged the client programs on operational administration and process improvement that impacted program results on increasing client revenues and profits, improving customer satisfaction, and improving quality metrics.