Definitions for "Healthcare proxy"
A person that is appointed to make decisions about healthcare, medical treatments or procedures in the case that person is unable to make these decisions for themselves.
A legal document that names a person or people to make decisions about your healthcare should you not be able to make them for yourself in the future.
A person or agent given legal power to make medical decisions when you no longer can. Also called a Health Care Power of Attorney.
Keywords:  delegation, care, agent, authority
A delegation of authority to a health care agent.