Definition of healthcare in English:


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(also health care)
  • The organized provision of medical care to individuals or a community.

    ‘rural people deserve good healthcare’
    • ‘healthcare workers’
    • ‘The costs included the direct medical costs of healthcare within the programme and elsewhere.’
    • ‘It will have wide effects, as Medicare pays for much health care in the United States.’
    • ‘There's even a laptop computer for use by other healthcare professionals.’
    • ‘It is difficult for patients, it is difficult for healthcare professionals, and it is difficult for society.’
    • ‘Most of us know healthcare costs are spiraling out of control in this country but this raises a question.’
    • ‘More than three times as many were most concerned about Medicare and health care or jobs and the economy.’
    • ‘There are few more basic needs than efficient and safe health care provision.’
    • ‘This would lead to reduction in medical costs and improvement in healthcare.’
    • ‘Many of the primary care trusts that commission healthcare are also in crisis.’
    • ‘Electronic communication promises to revolutionise the delivery of health care.’
    • ‘Stimulants were the most commonly prescribed drugs in both healthcare systems.’
    • ‘We have to put more individual responsibility in making wise healthcare choices.’
    • ‘The community deserves a say in the development of its healthcare program, he said.’
    • ‘The regulatory bodies cover most professionals who work in health care including nurses.’
    • ‘His aim is to reshape US health care by changing the way that medicine is taught.’
    • ‘A rash of external inspection is affecting the delivery of healthcare around the world.’
    • ‘The volume should be of help in rationalizing the use of these products in healthcare.’



/ˈhelTHker/ /ˈhɛlθkɛr/