Generically, a professional engaged in the delivery of health services, including physicians, dentists, nurses, podiatrists, optometrists, clinical psychologists, etc. Hospitals and long term care facilities are also providers. The Medicare program uses the term "provider" more narrowly, to mean participating institutions: hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, etc.
This is usually understood to mean a professional provider of Internet access, whereby the term is now used by many other different kinds of services offered over the Internet, e.g. Web Design Provider, Service Provider, etc.
General term used to refer to those that provide a health care service. In it's most common usage provider includes: Health professionals (physicians, practitioners), Institutions (hospitals, skilled nursing facilities), and Ancillary entities (home care agencies, pharmacies, medical suppliers).
Any health care professional who, by the nature of their professional responsibilities, affect the safety of patients. This term usually refers to doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other clinical personnel.
is the name used to describe any organisation which provides a service. It is often used by purchasers/commissioners to refer to the organisations they fund. They are also sometimes called contractors. In health and social care, providers includes NHS Trusts, GPs, voluntary and private sector organisations as well as some parts of Social Services which provide services.
Usually refers to a hospital or doctor who "provides" care. A health plan, managed care company or insurance carrier is not a healthcare provider. Those entities are called payers. The lines are blurred sometimes, however, when providers create or manage health plans. At that point, a provider is also a payer. A payer can be provider if the payer owns or manages providers, as with some staff model HMOs.
A hospital, skilled nursing facility, ambulatory surgical facility, physician, practitioner, laboratory, or other individual or organization that is licensed to provide medical or surgical services, supplies and/or accommodations.
Service providers package and deploy technologies and services for use by end-user s. For example, an Internet Service Provider (ISP) maintains network infrastructure for use by its clients. Service providers often act as an intermediary between developer s and end-user
It should come as no shock that a provider supplies or provides telecommunication services to a customer. Once upon a time there was no distinction among providers, carriers, resellers, or any other specialization. Now that things have become more complicated, the telecommunications industry needed a word to summarize the concept of full-service contracting.
Providers are used by Connectors, Agents and Services to allow them to read their configurations. An example of a provider is the Tab Delimited Address Map provider. This provider reads the address map that is used to determine mail routing between connectors. In order to allow the applications to read configuration data from different sources, different providers would be used. For instance, SQL Server would have its own providers.
health care professionals who perform specific professional medical services. Many times this refers specifically to physicians. Sometimes this also relates health care professionals such as treatment centers, nurses, physical therapists, and other specialized doctors.
Now CAI's Internet provider search service. Members can access ProviderNow to search for in-network providers based on several different criteria including provider name, specialty, city, and zip code.
A hospital, pharmacist, registered nurse, organization, institution, or person licensed to provide health care services in Texas. A physician also may be referred to as a provider. The term provider is often used collectively to refer to individual or facilities who provide health services.
Provider is a term used for health professionals who provide health care services. Sometimes, the term refers only to physicians. Often, however, the term also refers to other health care professionals such as hospitals, nurse practitioners, chiropractors, physical therapists, and others offering specialized health care services.
A Provider of healthcare services, such as a Physician, Hospital, Skilled Nursing Facility, Home Health Agency, pharmacy, laboratory, ambulance company, X-ray Facility or other licensed Health Professional.
A kernel module that implements a particular type of instrumentation on behalf of the DTrace framework. The provider exports a namespace of probes and a stability matrix for its name and data semantics, as shown in the chapters of this book.
Any person or entity providing health care. The term may refer to physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, physical therapists and other professionals; as well as hospitals, extended care facilities and clinics.
The person who has primary responsibility for assessing and treating the condition of the patient at a given contact and exercises independent judgment in the care of the patient. This would include a practitioner licensed as a Medical Doctor (M.D.), a Doctor of Osteopathy, (D.O.), Doctor of Dental Surgery, (D.D.S.), or Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, (D.P.M.). 2
Awidely used term to describe those persons orentities (such as hospitals) that provide health care to patients. Thisterm is intensely disliked by physicians, who regard themselves asdoctors, not "providers."
In the Solaris Cryptographic Framework, a cryptographic service that is provided to consumers. PKCS #11 libraries, kernel cryptographic modules, and hardware accelerators are examples of providers. Providers plug in to the Solaris Cryptographic Framework, so are also called plugins. For examples of consumers, see consumer.
Any individual or organization, licensed by the state or appropriate governing body, which dispenses, supplies or performs the necessary care and treatment for an injury or sickness within the scope of its required licensing.
The individual nurse provider, home health agency, or respite care facility that is responsible for providing services as described in the physician-approved Plan of Care and within the limitations of the signed contract.
an individual or organisation supplying education and/or training and/or assessment services; includes schools, polytechnics, colleges of education, private training establishment government training establishment s, wananga and workplaces.
a group or entity that is approved by a state(s) to offer research-based tutoring or other academic support to students who are eligible for supplemental educational services.Â Supplemental educational services providers can be any of the following: For-profit companies. Nonprofit groups. Local community programs. Colleges and universities. National organizations. Faith-based groups. Private and charter schools. Public schools and districts that have not been identified as in need of improvement.Â Many providers will offer hands-on tutoring by trained instructors.Â Others may offer Internet-based instruction that students can access through a computer at home, in a school, or at a community center.Â Regardless of the identity of a provider, the instruction and content must be secular, neutral, and non-ideological.Â Districts may use Title I funds to pay supplemental educational services providers.
In education: An individual or organisation supplying education, training and/or assessment services, including schools, colleges of education, polytechnics, private training establishments, universities and workplaces.
An education and training body (institution/organization, company, centre, collaborative partnership, or consultancy) which delivers learning programmes that culminate in specified NQF standards or qualifications and manages the assessment thereof
COM server that communicates with managed objects to access data and event notifications from a variety of sources, such as the system registry or an SNMP device. Providers forward this information to the CIM Object Manager for integration and interpretation.
A provider is an interface or set of components that provides data to a consumer. As the term is used with Oracle Provider for OLE DB, a data provider is a set of COM components that transfer data from a data source to consumer, by place the data in a tabular format when called for. See consumer.
(Life Settlement Buyer) An individual, other than an owner, who enters into or effectuates a sales contract with an owner, the subject of which is a life settlement. A provider does not include: any bank, savings bank, savings and loan association, credit union or other licensed institution which takes an assignment of a life insurance policy or certificate issued pursuant to a group life insurance policy as collateral for a loan; any person who enters into no more than one agreement in a calendar year for the transfer of a life insurance policy, for compensation or anything of value less than the expected death benefit payable under the policy; a purchaser; or any authorized or eligible insurer that provides stop loss coverage to a provider; a financial entity; a special purpose entity; a related provider trust; a broker
The Provider Guardian is one of the 16 role variants the Keirsey Temperament Sorter is based on. David Keirsey originally described the Provider role variant; however, the personality descriptions of Isabel Myers contributed to its development. Providers correlate with the ESFJ Myers-Briggs type.
the State's Retirement Investors' Club has two types of investment providers: Active provider investment company that is able to open new accounts for state employees. The 2006 active providers are: AIG VALIC, Hartford Life, ING Financial Advisers, and Nationwide. See Investment Provider Comparison chart for basic information. Inactive provider investment company that cannot open new accounts for state employees. These providers will no longer be able to receive employee contributions after June 30, 2006.
A community-based agency or program funded: by the Developmental Disabilities Administration to serve individuals with developmental disabilities; or by the Mental Hygiene Administration to serve individuals with mental disorders.
A provider is a poker player who makes the game profitable for the other players at the table. Similar in meaning to fish, although provider has a somehow less negative connotation. They might be a decent players who happen to be playing out of his/her league. A fish is usually someone who's probably out of any league.
Provider is the term used for the person or organisation that provides the pension scheme. In an occupational pension scheme the employer is the provider; in a personal or stakeholder pension scheme the provider is the insurance company.
A company that provides Internet access to its customers. The customer's modem dials a phone number at the provider's location to make the connection. If the provider's number is a local call, there is no further hourly charge. The provider's fee is usually a flat monthly rate.
The component that allows a computer running Windows NT to communicate with the network. Windows NT includes a provider for the Windows NT-based network; other providers are supplied by the alternate networks? vendors.
(see Originator ) Remote Dictation - providing for the ability to dictated report at a location which is not connected to the local system utilizing a facility's PBX and local area network. Historically, access to the dictation system has been via the telephone system.