Who Can Join
The occupation titles doctors and nurses usually come to mind when we think of the health care industry. Although lists differ, Allied Health represents at least 40 different professions. Generally speaking, Allied Health encompasses the broad range of support services associated with providing health care.
What is Allied Health?
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (HR 3590) defines the term “Allied Health Professional” as meaning an individual who graduated with an Allied Health Professions degree or certificate, and is employed as an Allied Health Professional in a health care setting. The National Association of Mobile Specimen Collection Professionals expands upon the definition to include occupational titles and categories of services within the healthcare field.
Definition of Allied Health
Allied Health Professionals are involved with the delivery of health or related services pertaining to the identification, evaluation, and prevention of diseases and disorders; Dietary and nutrition services; Rehabilitation, and health systems management, among others. Allied Health Professionals, to name a few, include dental hygienists, diagnostic medical sonographers, dietitians, medical technologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, radiographers, respiratory therapists, and speech-language pathologists. The below professionals are on the front lines of specimen collections that perform blood collections, delivery, analysis, and diagnosis, and other specimen services as a single point of contact. With the National Association of Mobile Specimen Collection Professionals, you will have access to experienced providers with high professional standards and common operating procedures. Call us today with confidence!
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