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healthcare actor other than a healthcare provider or the subject of care


This is an abstract item and should be implemented through one of the concrete specialisations

Term: healthcare third party; 
Synonym: care third party; 
Plural: healthcare third parties; 


NOTE 1 According to this definition, a relative (family member) aiding the subject of care, any actor responsible for social support, or for the funding, payment, or reimbursement of healthcare provision are healthcare third parties.

NOTE 2 healthcare third party is an abstract superordinate generic concept which is only fully supported through the use of one of its subordinate specific concepts.


Diagrammatic representation

Simple graph

UML style

Entity - relationship (crows feet)

Required associations

one or more healthcare third parties performs one or more healthcare third party activities
a number of healthcare third parties supports one or more subjects of care

Optional associations