A provider who is educated and trained in a system of therapeutics in which diseases are treated by drugs which are capable of producing in healthy persons symptoms like those of the disease to be treated. Treatment requires administering a drug in minute doses.
Source : This dataset includes over five million health care providers who are assigned National Provider Identifier (NPI) in the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES), developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Covered health care providers and all health plans and health care clearinghouses must use the NPIs in the administrative and financial transactions adopted under Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Each provider is registered with the NPI, full name, status, address, taxonomy, other identifiers, etc.