Definition or other terms for Key players in US Healthcare Industry
Patients - Is a person who receive medical care from healthcare providers Providers - Institutions/users who provide health care service to patients, charge payers for that service, and buy products from vendors. Example - doctors Payers - Person or a company that pay providers for healthcare services provided to a patient. which includes insurance carriers, private employers, the government, and also individuals. Vendors - Company who provide medical devices, pharmaceutical products, services and solutions to providers and payers.