- the field concerned with the maintenance or restoration of the health of the body or mind.
- any of the procedures or methods employed in this field.
- of, relating to, or involved in healthcare: healthcare workers; a healthcare center.
Origin of healthcare
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Examples from the Web for healthcare
But if you ask leftists what Cuba is famous for they will usually say something altogether different: healthcare and education.The Dark Side of Cuba’s Ebola Economy
December 9, 2014
Here are four reasons to check out the healthcare marketplaces this year.Think You’re Invincible? Here’s Why Open Enrollment Matters
November 16, 2014
Of the 8096 cases of SARS, 1706 occurred in healthcare workers — including many doctors who died.Caring for Ebola Patients Deeply Scary For Health Care Workers
August 2, 2014
In April, the VA itself confirmed that prolonged waits for healthcare led to the deaths of 23 veterans in recent years.Does the V.A. Have More Secret, Deadly Wait Lists?
May 8, 2014
It is important to note that the majority of secondary cases are healthcare workers exposed to patients sick with MERS.Is Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) the Next SARS?
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad
May 3, 2014
Word Origin and History for healthcare
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