In healthcare, a Provider refers to any individual or organization that delivers medical services to patients. This includes a wide range of professionals such as doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dentists, and therapists, as well as healthcare facilities like hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and laboratories.

Providers are responsible for diagnosing, treating, and managing patients’ health conditions, and they play a key role in ensuring the delivery of high-quality, efficient, and effective healthcare services. The term is often used in the context of healthcare billing and insurance to denote entities that are reimbursed for the medical care they provide.