health care industry


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health care industry

the complex of preventive, remedial, and therapeutic services provided by hospitals and other institutions, nurses, doctors, dentists, medical administrators, government agencies, voluntary agencies, noninstitutional care facilities, pharmaceutic and medical equipment manufacturers, and health insurance companies.
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Not surprisingly, given that the labor force in New York City has higher-than-national concentrations of Blacks and Hispanics, so does the health care industry in the City.
Kaiser officials also are in the formative stages of reviewing their pesticide use, and are discussing setting up a pilot program to test alternative pest control methods with Health Care Without Harm (HCWH), a coalition of about 300 organizations in 28 countries that is working to eliminate pollution in the health care industry without impinging on safety or care.
America's health care industry is also on the verge of a human resources revolution.
Optimizing solutions to environmental issues in the health care industry requires holistic approaches that incorporate not only health care facilities but also the supply chain and end-of-life disposal strategies.

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