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Definition

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; 

Notes

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.

Examples

Diagrammatic representation

Simple graph - healthcare third party

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