Examples of Stakeholders in Healthcare

Here are the roles, job titles, departments or groups who may be considered stakeholders in healthcare. You can use this to generate a list of potential stakeholders or as a checklist in case you have missed any roles. This list is focused on Healthcare, for a generic checklist see stakeholder list.

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Stakeholder group Category Healthcare stakeholder examples
Pain and cancer advocacy groups Organisations/Institutions American Cancer Society
First aid charities Red Cross, St John Ambulance (UK)
Health charities The Health Foundation (UK)
Specialist Health Charities Cancer Research UK, Mind, Diabetes UK
Charities for certain stakeholder groups Help for Heroes, Newlife Foundation, Terrence Higgins Trust
National professional associations Association for Healthcare Administrative Professionals, American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
State professional organizations/chapters State Pain Society, State Medical Society, ASPMN chapter, ONS chapter, State Hospice and Palliative Care group
Hospitals Consider local and relevant specialist hospitals
Long Term Care facilities Nursing Homes, Day care providers, Continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs)
Home care providers Assisted living providers, Meals on Wheels
Hospices Marie Curie Hospices, Sue Ryder
Granting agencies RWJ, community foundations

Stakeholder group Category Healthcare stakeholder examples
Board of medicine, nursing, pharmacy & dentistry Government (local and national) US state boards of medicine e.g. Virginia Board of Medicine, Texas Board of Nursing Website
Interested or impacted government departments Department of Justice, Department of Labor, Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), UK Cabinet Office.
Public health departments Agency of Health Research and Quality (AHRQ), The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CD).
Controlled Substances Board State divisions / boards of controlled substances.
Attorney General's office State Attorney General's offices in USA. UK Attorney General's office.
Governor's office Applies to US.
Local Authority Health and Social Care services Applies to UK e.g. Social Care and Health West Sussex County Council.
Departments of Regulation and Licensing Care Quality Commission (UK).
Insurance companies Industry representatives UnitedHealthcare, Anthem, aetna, Bupa (UK), AXA – PPP (UK).
Pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, Roche, Novartis, Bayer, etc
Medical device and equipment companies Boston Scientific Corp. , 3M Co., Johnson & Johnson, General Electric Co. Siemens AG etc.
Physicians Health care providers All e.g. - Primary Care, GPs, Hospitalists, Surgeons, psychiatrists.
Nurses District nurse, Specialist nurse, Matron, Staff nurse.
Ambulance service Emergency care practitioner, Paramedic, Emergency medical dispatcher.
Pharmacists Hospital pharmacists, Community pharmacists, Primary care.
Social workers e.g. social workers working in hospitals, and communities
Hospital discharge planners
Alternative Medicine Providers Acupuncturist, Chiropractors, Homeopath.
Physical Therapists
Nursing Assistants Practice Manager, Social and Community Service Managers, Human Resource Managers.
Health care administrators Other individuals
Facilities staff e.g. cleaners, maintenance
Academics
Health Educators
Media
Persons with pain
Caregivers and family members
Law enforcement
Business / finance professionals

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