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health care provider

any individual, institution, or agency that provides health services to health care consumers.

health care provider

A person who provides any form of health care–eg, physician, nurse, dentist, mental health worker, birth control counselor, STD manager. See Provider.

health care pro·vid·er

(helth kār prŏ-vī'dĕr)
General term for any institution or member of the health care team providing health care.

health care pro·vid·er

(helth kār prŏ-vī'dĕr)
General term for any institution or member of the team providing health care.
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Health care professionals must be knowledgeable about state minor consent laws, including any provisions regarding disclosure of information to parents.
This fact underscores the need for health care professionals to check and recheck a client's understanding of medical instructions and for consumers to ask questions about instructions that they don't understand.
The Partnership for Clear Health Communication has created the Ask Me 3 program designed to help patients better understand the health information they get from their health care professionals.
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Its prevalence among health care professionals may be between 10-15%.
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The monthly newsletter is designed to help health care professionals prepare their facilities to handle disasters and prevent security breeches.
Although genuine progress is being made, most patient records do not meet the current information needs of health care professionals.
MedGuard's franchise model satisfies this desire by giving local health care professionals the opportunity to be the exclusive health care provider for a county jail.

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