health care provider

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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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COEPs host Town Meetings and other community forums, develop brochures, create environmental health curricula for inclusion in kindergarten through twelfth-grade classes, offer professional development to health care professionals, and facilitate interactions between communities and research centers.
Our research shows that health care professionals are extremely concerned about issues involving security, emergency preparedness and response," said Suzanne Perney, HCPro's executive publisher and vice president for content.
On January 5, 2001, Bristol Myers Squibb issued a letter to alert health care professionals to the potential increased risk of lactic acidosis and liver damage in pregnant women treated with the combination of Zerit and Videx.
Its prevalence among health care professionals may be between 10-15%.

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