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allied health

 
any of diverse health care professions, including clinical laboratory personnel, physical therapy, occupational therapy, dietetic services, medical record personnel, radiologic services, speech-language pathology and audiology, and respiratory therapy. It does not include physicians, nurses, dentists, or podiatrists. Schools of Allied Health exist at the collegiate level to prepare health care practitioners, generate and disseminate research in allied health disciplines, promote interdisciplinary communication and collaboration, and increase the efficient use of resources by a variety of health care providers in order to improve health care.

allied health

(ăl′īd′)
n.
A group of medically prescribed health care services, such as occupational therapy, speech pathology, and physical therapy, provided by licensed professionals.

allied health,

n the domain of medical practices that support medical professionals.
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Salman Rafique assured that working would be started for establishing separate council for allied health professionals on the pattern of PMDC and PMC.
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The aims of the pilot project were to: (1) provide comprehensive patient care by a multidisciplinary team (MDT) in a timely manner, ensuring patient allied health needs were fully addressed, (2) support and enhance the ED six hours length of stay target required by the Ministry of Health (Ministry of Health 2011), and (3) facilitate safe discharge and linkages into the primary care sector, address falls risk issues, reduce multiple presentations and create management plans where appropriate.
But it's becoming increasingly difficult to attract research funding from research councils and because of that, there's a knock on effect where more university departments in allied health are going to charities, and charities have a finite pot.
The Center for Allied Health & Nursing Education, which initially leased 9,000 square feet of retail space at Capitol Plaza, now occupies 30,000 square feet at the property.
Towards this end, the KFOC offers a number of research grants, fellowships, and scholarships to Biomedical and Allied Health Professionals.
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In addition, a provost council will be formed, and the university is creating a Center for Health for Health Sciences and a College of Allied Health.
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