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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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Leadership from the top is essential to improving vaccination rates in health care professionals. Dr.
While it is beyond the scope of this article to discuss these concerns comprehensively, health care professionals should be aware that the law does not make provision for a health care professional to refuse to carry out the coerced medical procedure.
Often, health care professionals will suggest lifestyle changes, such as increased rest, the use of stress reduction and management techniques, dietary changes, nutritional supplementation and an individualized activity plan that can help minimize deconditioning.
If your symptoms don't respond, or return shortly after they'd cleared up, consult your health care professional. Don't just try a different over-the-counter treatment; your symptoms may not be caused by yeast.
Your health care professional should have the most up-to-date medical information, and you should feel comfortable asking her or him about the latest treatments for your condition.
My health care professional just prescribed some medications but wants me to come back to her office in a few days.
The EAP also can (1) facilitate communications with a firm's substance abuse professional, (2) ensure that drug panels include the drug(s) the health care professional is known to abuse and those readily available to him/her at work, and (3) help develop a "stand down" procedure for health care professionals whose positive drug test results are being appealed.
If you decide to have the procedure, you likely will have a preoperative visit with your health care professional in which before photographs of the area to be treated will be taken, consent forms signed, and blood drawn for lab testing.
In those cases, unless state or other law addresses parents' access, the HIPAA rule gives discretion to the provider or health plan to decide whether a parent who requests access should have it; the decision must be made by a licensed health care professional.
Health care professionals' refusal to be vaccinated creates problems for the timely distribution of vaccine in the event of a terror-related smallpox attack.
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A consortium of health care professional organizations led by the NMA is trying to help members make the transition.

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