Healthcare & its delivery

Healthcare is the act of opting necessary or preventive medical procedures for maintaining or restoring physical, mental or emotional well being of a person by administration of medicine, surgery or other alterations. Healthcare is especially delivered by trained and licensed professionals typically offered through a healthcare system.

Healthcare systems are organizations which are established to meet the health needs in a targeted population.

The delivery of healthcare is maintained by trained professionals and interdisciplinary teams and its work done can be categorised into primary, secondary and tertiary care.

 Primary care:   

Primary care is the everyday healthcare delivered by healthcare professional or provider. It is the initial point of consultation of patients with the healthcare system and coordinates with other specialist care the patient needs. Patients generally receive primary care from healthcare professionals such as physicians (general practitioners or family physician), nurse practitioners, physician assistant or a licensed independent practitioner such as a physiotherapist. Further depending upon the health condition, patient may be referred to secondary or tertiary care.

Secondary care:

Secondary care is the medical care provided by a specialist or healthcare facility upon referral by primary care professionals. Secondary care specialist focus either on specific disease or condition of the patient. Patients are referred to secondary care specialist when the health problem can’t be dealt in primary care and needs more specialised knowledge, skill or equipment.

Secondary care professionals are such as psychiatrists, clinical psychologist, occupational therapist, dental specialists, cardiologist, endocrinologists etc.

Tertiary care:

Tertiary care is known as specialised consultative healthcare usually for patients referred form secondary or tertiary healthcare for more advanced medical investigation or treatment. When patients need a high level of specialty care on the health conditions they are referred to tertiary care. It includes advanced treatments such as burn treatments, surgery, renal or haemodialysis, neurosurgery etc.

Asia Pacific Societies and Associations

Korea Healthcare Agency | Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia | Japanese Ophthalmological Society | The Japan Society of Hepatology | The Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery | Asian Association of Healthcare | State Administration of Work Safety | National Institute of Health, Malaysia | Directorate General of Mines Safety, India | National Institute of Health, Japan | Australasian College for Emergency Medicine | Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists | Indian Association of Healthcare Providers | Australian Medical Association | Healthcare in Asia and the Pacific | Asia Pacific Healthcare Organisation | Safe Work Australia | National Institute of Health and Care, UK | National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority, Australia | National Offshore Petroleum Safety Authority, Australia | Work Safe, New Zealand
 

European Societies and Associations

International Association  for communication in Healthcare | European Academy of Healthcare | Institution of Healthcare | UEMS Health Medicine | Healthcare System in USA | British Health Hygiene Society | Healthcare Services | British Medical Health Care Association | National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence | The Royal Society of Medicine | Ulster Medical Society | The Small Animal Medicine Society | Specialty Societies | International Association of Endocrinology | Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists | Academy Health | Hong Kong Medical Association | Association of Medical & Professional Associations  | National Library of Medicine | Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland | Royal College of General Practitioners | Medical Society of London | Healthcare Consultants | NCRQ | Healthcare Executive for Northern Ireland | German Society for Industrial Hygiene | European Society for Environmental and Health Medicine | Society of Health Medicine | UK Healthcare Act | Healthcare System in Spain | Healthcare Regulations in Spain| Primary health care in Spain and Catalonia | Spain Healthcare at work | London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine | Association of Independent Healthcare Organisations | National Health Committee | Primary Care in Spain
 

American Societies and Associations

College of Public Health, University of South Florida | Healthcare Administration American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics | Medical Society of New Jersey | American Society for Reproductive Medicine | American Society of Hematology | American Society of Nephrology | American Surgical Association Foundation | Association for Prevention Teaching and Research | Burbank Healthcare Centre, USA | American Academy of Neurology | National Safety Management Society | American Association of Healthcare Nurses | New Zealand National Health Committee | Safety Health Association | National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland | Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada | Pembrooke Health and Rehabilitation Center in West Chester | USA Department of Health and Human Service | Canadian Centre for  Healthcare| Canadian Centre for Healthcare | Health and Safety Authority | Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals
 

Global Universities and Institutions

Oxford University | King's College London School of Medicine and Dentistry | Bart’s and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Whitechapel | University of California, Los-Angeles | New York University | University of Sydney | Chicago University Bristol Medical School | Boston University | University of British Columbia | New York University | University of Pittsburgh | Monash University | University of Minnesota | Ohio State University | Tufts University | University of Washington | Washington University in St. Louis | Columbia University | University of Tokyo | University College London | Royal Society of Public Health | Glasgow University of Healthcare | Technical University of Munich, Germany | University of Bonn | University of Wurzburg | St. George’s, University of London, Cranmer Terrace, London | Michigan University | University of Amsterdam | Harvard University | John Hopkins School of Medicine | National Institute for Healthcare | Stanford University | Vanderbilt Healthcare University
 

Jobs and Education

Medical Assistant | Licensed Practical Nurse| Emergency Medical Technician | Research Assistant/Research Associate | Radiologic Technologist | Physical Therapist | Healthcare Physicians | Health Therapist | Pharmacy Technician | Health Specialist | Patient Safety and Healthcare Managers | Healthcare Technicians | QC Inspector/ Pharmacy Technician | Diagnostic Medical Sonographer | Clinical Laboratory Technician
 

Related Industries

American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) | Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) | Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) | Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality (CIHQ) | Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) | Community Health Accreditation Program |DNV Healthcare | Institute for Medical Quality (IMQ) | Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) | Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation (HQAA) | National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) |Texas Health Resources | Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare | Atlantic Health System | Scripps Health | Baptist Health South Florida | Miami Children's Health System | Yale New Haven Hospital | St. Jude Children's Research Hospital | Southern Ohio Medical Center | BayCare Health System | Great Lakes Caring | Children's Healthcare of Atlanta


Related Conferences:

9th Edition of International Conference on Clinical & Medical Case Reports | May 27-28, 2019 Barcelona, Spain | 17th International Conference on Pathology & Cancer Epidemiology | October 08-09, 2018 Edinburgh, Scotland | 20th World Congress on Gastroenterology | March 04-06, 2019 Berlin, Germany | 8th Edition of International Conference on Internal Medicine & Patient Care | March 25-26, 2019 Rome, Italy | 5th Edition of International Conference on Occupational Health and Public Safety | April 18-19, 2019 Berlin, Germany | 7th International Conference on Hepatitis & Liver Diseases | May 02-03, 2019 London, UK | 10th Edition of International Conference on Preventive Medicine & Public Health| July 11-12, 2019 Vienna, Austria