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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