In medical care – as an all relationships – words matter.
The term “provider “is a cynical corporate strategy to divide and conquer professionals and patients. We should all – across professions – insist on being called clinicians or professionals, with our own hard-earned credentials recognized.
See this new essay in the Physician Assistant Journal – JAAPA.
Phillips WR. PAProvider or professional? JAAPA: December 2022 – Volume 35 – Issue 12 – p 8