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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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Health care providers receive little, if any, training in non-judgmental communication methods with young people on sensitive topics, especially with opposite-sex adolescents, increasing provider discomfort with these topics.
Supporters of the bill said it would level the playing field because plaintiffs have unlimited access to their health care providers before the suit is filed and the defense doesn't.
The Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) developed the Electronic Health Record Product Portfolio (portfolio) as a free resource for health care providers (providers) to compare information about electronic health record (EHR) systems.
The limited number of characters assists the health care provider in generating extra interest directing consumers to the website or other posted link to learn more about the accomplishments and recent news of the providers.
For example, the health care provider is not liable for failing to diagnose and inform the examinee of a medical condition the health care provider discovered, or should have discovered, while conducting the exam.
The guidance points out, however, that FMLA leave may only be taken for treatment for substance abuse by a health care provider or by a provider of health care services on referral by a health care provider.
Measures have been introduced in Arkansas, Michigan, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, and West Virginia that would allow pharmacists and other health care providers to refuse treatment or medication to anyone by citing ethical, moral, or religious grounds.
Also known as a "conscience clause," the law allows any health care provider to refuse to be involved in any service--from referrals to abortions--they object to on moral, ethical, or religious grounds.
For an employee like Bob to qualify for paid family leave because of a family member's serious illness, the family member must have a certified illness, injury, impairment or physical or mental condition that involves inpatient care in a hospital, hospice, residential health care facility, or continuing treatment or continuing supervision by a health care provider.
Health Care Provider: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), the health care arm of VA, is the nation's largest federal health care provider, encompassing 162 hospitals, more than 850 community-based outpatient clinics, 137 nursing home units, 206 counseling centers, and 43 domiciliaries.
What are the demographic characteristics (type health care provider, age, gender, personal tobacco use, family or significant other tobacco use, and educational preparation of smoking cessation interventions) of rural and urban health care providers?

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