• On November 1, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized policies that are consistent with the directives in President Trump's Executive Order, entitled "Protecting and Improving Medicare for Our Nation's Seniors," that aims to increase choices, encourage medical innovation, empower patients, and eliminate waste, fraud and abuse to protect seniors and taxpayers. (cms.gov)
  • The CY 2020 OPPS/ASC Payment System final rule with comment period further advances the agency's commitment to strengthening Medicare, rethinking rural health, unleashing innovation, reducing provider burden, and strengthening program integrity so that hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers can operate with better flexibility and patients have what they need to become active healthcare consumers. (cms.gov)
  • The changes build on existing efforts to increase patient choice by making Medicare payment available for more services in different sites of services and adopting policy changes under the Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System. (cms.gov)
  • Skyline Knowledge Centre is one of the most reputed and reliable business professional school in India that can boost your career by joining the relevant courses in which you are interested. (slideshare.net)
  • Within the Knowledge Centre you'll discover articles that answer our most pressing questions, provoking debate and offering insight into academic life here at Warwick. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • The Regional Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health is proud to offer mental health and psychiatry services, as well as alcohol and drug addiction detoxification and rehab, for patients facing a variety of issues. (ecmc.edu)
  • The Regional Center of Excellence for Transplantation and Kidney Care treats patients at every stage of kidney disease for healthier outcomes. (ecmc.edu)
  • The Division of Aging Biology (DAB) of the NIA funds Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging across the U.S. There are currently 5 funded Centers, in Maine (The Jackson Laboratory), Michigan (University of Michigan), Texas (University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio), Washington (University of Washington) and New York (Albert Einstein College of Medicine). (nih.gov)
  • NIDDK funds Pediatric Centers of Excellence in Nephrology via P50 . (nih.gov)
  • At Emory Aesthetic Center we are committed to bringing you, the patient, the highest level of excellence. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • The Center for Cardiovascular Disease in Women is committed to improving and maintaining women's heart health through excellence in clinical care, research, patient and provider education, and community outreach and advocacy. (brighamandwomens.org)
  • What you may not know is that Fujitsu has over 50 years of Data Centre experience and delivers consistent operational excellence aligned to internationally recognised industry standards. (fujitsu.com)
  • Intense networking and the latest research updates were on the agenda on the joint day for Chalmers excellence centres ChaseOn and GigaHertz Centre in Palmstedtsalen on 14 November. (chalmers.se)
  • V isit two of Europes most picturesque capitals on this twin-centre break. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • A twin centre break is the perfect opportunity to soak up all the sights and local hospitality in two incredible locations. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • The CSP Coordinating Center at the Perry Point VA Medical Center was established in 1972 after a reorganization of the Central Neuropsychiatric Research Laboratory, the coordinating center for psychiatric cooperative studies. (va.gov)
  • Dating back to the 1940s, key historical studies conducted by the coordinating center include a multi-hospital evaluation of prefrontal lobotomy of schizophrenic patients, a series of evaluations on the safety and efficacy of the standard antipsychotic drugs, investigations of some of the earliest anti-depressive drugs, and the first large-scale evaluation of lithium carbonate for affective disorders. (va.gov)
  • The CSP Coordinating Center is housed in Research Bldg. 4 (3 floors) and two modular buildings (13,400 square feet) on the grounds of the Perry Point VA Medical Center located about 40 miles north of Baltimore, MD. CSPCC personnel include biostatisticians, statistical and database programmers, project managers, computer assistants and administrative staff. (va.gov)
  • The CSP Coordinating Center is certified in ISO 9001:2008 (International Organization of Standardization). (va.gov)
  • This page describes our Canadian Data Centre which was made available to limited customers in 2017. (surveymonkey.com)
  • Nickel Centre (1996 census population 13,017) was a town in Ontario, Canada, which existed from 1973 to 2000. (wikipedia.org)
  • Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC) is not responsible for the content, privacy policy, accuracy or legality of any website accessed through a link on www.ecmc.edu. (ecmc.edu)
  • The CY 2020 OPPS/ASC Payment System final rule with comment period further advances the agency's commitment to strengthening Medicare, rethinking rural health, unleashing innovation, reducing provider burden, and strengthening program integrity so that hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers can operate with better flexibility and patients have what they need to become active healthcare consumers. (cms.gov)
  • At the Centre for Enzyme Innovation, we're researching solutions to some of the most pressing global environmental problems. (port.ac.uk)
  • We're significantly expanding the Centre for Enzyme Innovation by recruiting multiple research and innovation positions. (port.ac.uk)
  • Our researchers from the Centre for Enzyme Innovation also receive funding from external sources, including the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), the National Environment Research Council (NERC), the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the European Commission, Innovate UK, Diamond Light Source, the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL), the U.S. Department of Energy National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and Johnson Matthey. (port.ac.uk)
  • The Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute interweaves life sciences, physical sciences, and engineering into the fields of biotechnology and medicine, opening exciting new pathways to innovation and discovery. (rpi.edu)
  • Our approach to cloud migration makes it easy for Cisco on-premises contact centers to move toward cloud innovation. (cisco.com)
  • The changes build on existing efforts to increase patient choice by making Medicare payment available for more services in different sites of services and adopting policy changes under the Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System. (cms.gov)
  • ECMC Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation that helps obtain the resources necessary to support the life-saving medical services of ECMC, which is also a leading center for rehabilitation, transplantation, orthopedic care, and many other medical specialties. (ecmc.edu)
  • Kathryn Kietzman is a research scien tist at the Center and lead author of a new study about the need for mental health services specific a lly for older adults. (ucla.edu)
  • In addition, each Nathan Shock Center has several specialized cores that provide services to Shock Center members, as well as for-fee services to the community at large. (nih.gov)
  • Emory Aesthetic Center is a state-of-the-art facility offering the services of an expert team of cosmetic surgeons in different specialties, all under one roof. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • Based on what we have learned about women's hearts, specialists at the Center offer services that are targeted toward women. (brighamandwomens.org)
  • [11] [12] In contrast to in-house management, outsourced bureau contact centres are a model of contact centre that provide services on a "pay per use" model. (wikipedia.org)
  • If you are one of the customers utilizing this feature, your survey questions and responses will be stored in our Canadian Data Centre which utilizes Amazon Web Services (AWS). (surveymonkey.com)
  • Aldrington Centre provides children's mental health community services, early intervention and learning disabity services. (www.nhs.uk)
  • The Adobe Trust Center connects you to the latest information available on the operational health, security, privacy, and compliance of Adobe cloud services. (adobe.com)
  • Our flexible Data Centre Services focus on availability, security, cost effectiveness and high levels of efficiency that scales with your business needs. (fujitsu.com)
  • The sheer scope of our services means we are best placed to meet the varied Data Centre workloads across your organisation. (fujitsu.com)
  • From entry level co-location Data Centre services to trusted cloud services and everything in between, we are committed to delivering a fully fit for-purpose solution in the most efficient and cost effective way possible. (fujitsu.com)
  • Panasonic Malaysia Customer Care Centre offers a wide variety of services ranging from product enquiries, warranty, spare parts replacements to repair and maintenance. (panasonic.com)
  • With our extensive network of service centres strategically located across Malaysia, we provide utmost satisfaction to our customers with our prompt and reliable services. (panasonic.com)
  • Enjoy the benefits of modern cloud services while keeping your valuable on-premises contact center deployment. (cisco.com)
  • Since 1987, the Jeffrey Modell Foundation has worked to build diagnostic centers across the country to research and improve treatments for primary immunodeficiencies. (chw.org)
  • At the Magee Bone and Joint Center, treatments for joint and bone pain can be nonoperative. (upmc.com)
  • The Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) provides a national and international user community access to expertise and equipment for a broad range of nanoscience research, including nanomaterials synthesis, nanofabrication, imaging/microscopy/characterization, and theory/modeling/simulation. (ornl.gov)
  • Located within the Division of Lung Diseases of the NHLBI, the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR) was established in 1993 to foster the coordination of sleep and circadian research within NIH and other Federal agencies. (nih.gov)
  • The Center also participates in research translation and dissemination of scientific sleep and circadian advances to health care professionals, public health officials, and the public. (nih.gov)
  • The Center seeks to ensure that research results lead to health benefits. (nih.gov)
  • Research in the Bell Center is intended to elucidate the molecular, genetic and cellular mechanisms underlying the growth and replacement of highly differentiated tissues during development, physiological turnover and repair following injury. (mbl.edu)
  • The Centers provide leadership in the pursuit of basic research into the biology of aging. (nih.gov)
  • Another capability of the Center is a secure web-based data collection application called the Centralized On-line Research Data Exchange System (CORDES). (va.gov)
  • Prior to coming to Vanderbilt in 2008, she served as the co-director of the Cancer Survivorship Program at CHOP and then, as the founder and director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program. (vicc.org)
  • The O'Brien Kidney Centers and Polycystic Kidney Disease Research and Translation Centers are funded via P30 . (nih.gov)
  • Kidney Disease Centers generate investigative resources that can be made available to the broader research community. (nih.gov)
  • O'Brien Centers conduct interdisciplinary investigations that address basic, clinical, and applied aspects of biomedical research in renal physiology and pathophysiology. (nih.gov)
  • The goal of this Center is to develop new optical methodologies for investigators in Nephrologic and Urologic Research. (nih.gov)
  • The UAB-UCSD O'Brien Center Pilot and Feasibility (PAF) Grants program provides seed funds for new, outstanding, and innovative research proposals related to Acute Kidney Injury (AKI). (nih.gov)
  • Our center is designed to facilitate multidisciplinary research, as well as training and information transfer related to kidney cell biology, physiology, pathobiology, and translational research. (nih.gov)
  • The goal of the Center is to support research in the areas of kidney development and genetics, renal physiology, and chronic kidney disease. (nih.gov)
  • Proposed studies must fall within the scientific objectives of the O'Brien Kidney Research Core Center and must utilize at least one Biomedical Research Core. (nih.gov)
  • At Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute we're making hope happen, together. (spartanburgregional.com)
  • At Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute, we provide you with the friendliness and warmth of a community hospital and the advanced level of care you'd expect from an academic medical center. (spartanburgregional.com)
  • Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute offers a formalized second opinion clinic, in which a team of cancer specialists and other medical professionals review and evaluate your treatment plan. (spartanburgregional.com)
  • Outbound call centres are operated for telemarketing , solicitation of charitable or political donations, debt collection and market research . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Centre brings together staff from several McGill faculties, to undertake research, teaching, specialized training, and policy and strategic studies in water resources management, both in Canada. (mcgill.ca)
  • We gather Sweden's industry and academia in wireless research, probably the best in Sweden,' says Jan Grahn, director of the GigaHertz Centre. (chalmers.se)
  • The Research Centre for Education and Professional Practice (RCEPP) was established in 2009 and aims to advance the well-being of children, young people and adults in Ireland through research and the dissemination of knowledge which will inform policy and practice. (ul.ie)
  • The Centre also aims to raise the profile of research conducted by academics in education and professional practice within UL in the Limerick region, and where appropriate at a national and international level. (ul.ie)
  • The Centre provides an organisational framework for the research and scholarship of staff in the School of Education and others who have an interest in issues of policy and practice. (ul.ie)
  • The University of Limerick, is the largest provider of teacher education at secondary level in Ireland, and the Centre showcases the research undertaken by tutors involved in preparing the next generation of teachers, and that of colleagues in related fields such as health care professionals. (ul.ie)
  • Hong Kong boasts of the world's most wired societies per capita, with more than 75 per cent of its population accessing the internet and almost 60 per cent active on social media. (americanexpress.com)
  • We're the world's fourth largest IT provider, and our data centres offer highly secure and highly efficient solutions with unrivalled connectivity. (fujitsu.com)
  • It is the world's centre for the coordination of international emergency preparedness and response assistance. (iaea.org)
  • That technique was also used at the St. Louis Children's Hospital Cerebral Palsy Center to perform SDR on over 140 children with CP. (stlouischildrens.org)
  • For the contact centres in family law, see children's centre . (wikipedia.org)
  • Our Data Centre locations are strategically placed to ensure customers are in the right location for great connectivity, are away from the risks posed on Data Centres and offer peering options between all our strategic Data Centres. (fujitsu.com)
  • Solski, the final mayor of Coniston as an independent town, won election to the mayoralty of the amalgamated town of Nickel Centre in 1972. (wikipedia.org)
  • This means that a large number of Hong Kong's 300,000 SMEs - more than 98 per cent of registered businesses in the territory - are on social media. (americanexpress.com)
  • A contact centre is defined as a coordinated system of people, processes, technologies and strategies that provides access to information, resources, and expertise, through appropriate channels of communication, enabling interactions that create value for the customer and organisation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nearly eight in 10 Hong Kong consumers have clicked the Facebook 'like' button for a brand or organisation (79 per cent) and 72 per cent connect/interact with companies. (americanexpress.com)
  • The Center has been a critical partner to California's efforts to implement the Affordable Care Act. (ucla.edu)
  • The mandate of the OECD Trento Centre for Local Development has been renewed until 2020 and a new satellite office was established in Venice to increase the capacity building offer. (oecd.org)
  • The Emory Aesthetic Center is a unique plastic surgery center with multi-specialty cosmetic physicians working collaboratively to deliver the unsurpassed quality you expect from Emory Healthcare. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • At Emory Aesthetic Center your safety and satisfaction are our top priorities. (emoryhealthcare.org)
  • Utilizing unique and highly tractable marine and aquatic model organisms, high throughput and comparative genetic approaches, novel imaging technologies and the latest advances in data-intensive computational analysis, scientists in the Bell Center, in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Chicago and the Argonne National Laboratory, are providing answers to some of the most fundamental and intriguing questions in biology. (mbl.edu)
  • A monthly e-mail of breaking news, data, and publications from the Center. (ucla.edu)
  • Through an interagency agreement between the VA and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the Perry Point CSPCC provides clinical trials and statistical guidance, data management and administrative oversight for NIDA sponsored multi-center clinical trials on potential medications for addiction to controlled substances or alcoholism. (va.gov)
  • Such a battery could be used to power big data centers as well as provide a cheaper energy-storage option for microgrids and the traditional electric grid. (rpi.edu)
  • Centers often support pilot and feasibility programs that fund small grants to generate preliminary data to include in larger grant applications and, many times, offer short-term enrichment activities. (nih.gov)
  • Increasingly, the voice and data pathways into the centre are linked through a set of new technologies called computer telephony integration . (wikipedia.org)
  • Through contact centres, valuable information about company are routed to appropriate people, contacts to be tracked and data to be gathered. (wikipedia.org)
  • Existing account holders are not yet able to store the questions and responses to their surveys in Canada, and we are unable to migrate pre-existing survey questions and responses to the Canadian Data Centre at this time. (surveymonkey.com)
  • This approach allows us to leverage our rigorous disaster recovery plan already in place for our U.S. data centers. (surveymonkey.com)
  • A Data Centre is a considerable investment for any business. (fujitsu.com)
  • Fujitsu offers a state-of-the-art data centre environment as the right home for mission critical IT and network infrastructure. (fujitsu.com)
  • Fujitsu has capacity available now and can provide Co-location from our Data Centres in Australia. (fujitsu.com)
  • Fujitsu's carrier-neutral status, internal network capability as well as close relationships with connectivity partners, mean carriers and ISPs can establish a point of presence at our data centres with unparalleled connectivity. (fujitsu.com)
  • Infuse your contact center with AI and data to create contextual and predictive customer experiences. (cisco.com)
  • Cloud-based contact centers help IT leaders improve agility, support digital transformation, and provide access to emerging technologies like AI and cloud data analytics. (cisco.com)
  • The Centre Day was organized by the departments Microtechnology and Nanoscience - MC2, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering. (chalmers.se)
  • MSF has repeatedly called for the evacuation of migrants and refugees detained in Libya, including in the aftermath of an earlier incident in May when airstrikes hit the Tajoura detention center compound. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • The Incident and Emergency Centre is the global focal point for international emergency preparedness, communication and response to nuclear and radiological incidents and emergencies, regardless of whether they arise from accident, negligence or deliberate act. (iaea.org)
  • The cores are different in each Center, depending on the strengths of each Institution. (nih.gov)
  • These applications may be received from within the Center institution or outside institutions. (nih.gov)
  • The Centre will offer a rich institution and capacity building agenda dedicated to policy makers and practitioners in the fields of employment and skills, entrepreneurship, social economy and smarter local development allowing them to acquire practical knowledge needed to achieve policy goals. (oecd.org)
  • Cisco Contact Center has improved our efficiencies, gaining us an additional 6 hours a day because of faster call pickups and patient hold times. (cisco.com)
  • In addition, the Centre provides a consultancy role for internal groups and external agencies. (ul.ie)
  • The University of Tennessee Medical Center has two Regional Health Centers located in Sevierville and Lenoir City that offer comprehensive and specialty health care resources. (utmedicalcenter.org)
  • Dr Sandra Matz, a former PhD student at Cambridge now based at Columbia University, and her co-authors, including Dr David Stillwell from the Cambridge Psychometrics Centre, have published a new study which demonstrates that companies only need one Facebook 'like' to effectively target potential customers. (cam.ac.uk)
  • As the region's Level I Trauma Center for adults and children, we have the staff and expertise to handle any crisis. (utmedicalcenter.org)
  • SAS serves as the primary statistical programming package and staff have a range of specialty software packages available to support Center efforts. (va.gov)
  • The modern contact center has developed more complex systems, which require highly skilled operational and management staff that can use multichannel online and offline tools to improve customer interaction. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Test Centre staff were friendly and respectful. (google.com)
  • The OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Centers are a national network of non-profit organizations authorized by OSHA to provide occupational safety and health training to all workers and employers. (ca.gov)
  • At Gibbs Cancer Center, we have everything in place to provide you with exceptional care. (spartanburgregional.com)
  • Through its activities the OECD Trento Centre for Local Development seeks to provide policy advice and develop capacities for the effective design and implementation of policies that are tailored to local needs and focused on the key drivers of local economic growth and well-being in OECD Member and non-Member countries. (oecd.org)
  • Migrate to a cloud contact center solution in a thoughtful, cost-effective, and innovative way. (cisco.com)
  • Unified Contact Center Enterprise hosted in the cloud by our partners. (cisco.com)
  • Robust 100% native cloud contact center-as-a-service for companies of all sizes. (cisco.com)
  • Buy a mix of cloud, on-premises, and hosted contact center solutions in a user-based subscription, pay-as-you-grow consumption model. (cisco.com)
  • The Eugene Bell Center for Regenerative Biology and Tissue Engineering was established in 2010 through the extraordinary leadership gifts of Millicent Bell and John and Valerie Rowe. (mbl.edu)
  • When it comes to improving the lives of those suffering from joint and bone pain, the Bone and Joint Center at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC offers something that can make a real difference. (upmc.com)
  • T he HF Ipanema Porto is located in the centre of Oporto, near Avenida da Boavista, and offers 150 soundproofed rooms. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Cisco offers solutions for small, midsize, and large contact centers. (cisco.com)
  • Conditions in two detention centers in Libya are medically catastrophic and consistent with reports that at least 22 people have died since September from suspected tuberculosis and other diseases. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • Do you have any other comments or questions about the CBe-learn Test Centre that you would like to share with the administration? (google.com)
  • Check out CPSC's CO Information Center for valuable details and resources for keeping your family safe from the risk of poisoning. (cpsc.gov)
  • The O'Brien Centers are committed to sharing resources widely throughout the kidney community. (nih.gov)
  • In California, there are three (3) OTI Education Centers, located in Carson, Dublin and San Diego. (ca.gov)
  • A call centre or call center is a centralised office used for receiving or transmitting a large volume of requests by telephone . (wikipedia.org)
  • The majority of large companies use contact centres as a means of managing their customer interaction. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was easy to book an exam in the Test Centre. (google.com)
  • How long did it take for you to get into the Test Centre to write your exam? (google.com)
  • She is the E. Bronson Ingram Chair of Pediatric Oncology and the leader of the Cancer Control and Prevention Program and directs the Cancer Survivorship programs at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. (vicc.org)
  • Read a Center policy brief on inclusive state policies effect on undocumented immigrants' health. (ucla.edu)
  • Read about the latest developments from our centre. (bath.ac.uk)
  • A child born to a mother who can read is 50 per cent more likely to survive past age five. (unicef.org)
  • In Australia , the term " Central Business District " is widely used to refer to the city centre, but usage of the term "City Centre" is increasing, especially in Melbourne . (wikipedia.org)
  • In many cities, the Central Business District (CBD) is within the city centre, but the concept "city centre" differs from the CBD. (wikipedia.org)
  • La Défense is the central business district of Paris , but it is not the city centre. (wikipedia.org)
  • In most Australian cities, the city centre to some extent coincides with the central business district , with the result that "the City", "city centre", and "central business district" or "CBD" are regarded as near synonyms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Shanghai 's city centre was defined by the Old Chinese City , the International Settlement and the French Concession and sat on the west bank of the Huangpu River , whereas the modern financial district is concentrated on Lujiazui , a newly developed area across the river from the traditional city centre (although parts of the traditional city centre remain key financial and business centres). (wikipedia.org)
  • Amsterdam is a clear example of the city centre and the central business district not being the same area. (wikipedia.org)
  • The origins of call centres dates back to the 1960s with the UK-based Birmingham Press and Mail, which installed Private Automated Business Exchanges (PABX) to have rows of agents handling customer contacts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-in, and express check-out. (vrbo.com)
  • Our business transformation program has increased our focus on improving the user experience by removing pain points,' said Atle Skalleberg , Chief Digital Officer of Flight Centre Travel Group. (prnewswire.com)
  • Gender gaps in primary education have closed in East Asia and the Pacific (97 per cent), Latin America and the Caribbean (93 per cent) and Eastern and Southern Africa (70 per cent). (unicef.org)
  • In 2011, only 60 per cent of countries had achieved gender parity in primary education and 38 per cent in secondary education. (unicef.org)
  • If all women in sub-Saharan Africa completed their primary education, maternal mortality would fall by 70 per cent. (unicef.org)
  • If all girls had secondary education in sub-Saharan Africa and South and West Asia, child marriage would fall by 64 per cent. (unicef.org)
  • A call centre has an open workspace for call centre agents , with work stations that include a computer for each agent, a telephone set/ headset connected to a telecom switch , and one or more supervisor stations. (wikipedia.org)
  • We range in age, gender, academic discipline, linguistic background, and other interests but are all passionate about the work we do at the writing center. (ou.edu)
  • The Center seeks to facilitate, disseminate, and coordinate these activities as a subject matter expert and encourage cooperation, especially in crosscutting areas. (nih.gov)
  • Founded in 1913, City of Hope is one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers in the nation, as designated by the National Cancer Institute. (cityofhope.org)
  • For other uses, see City Center (disambiguation) . (wikipedia.org)
  • A city centre is the commercial, cultural and often the historical, political, and geographic heart of a city , especially those in the Western world . (wikipedia.org)
  • The term "city centre" is primarily used in British English , and closely equivalent terms exist in other languages, such as " centre-ville " in French, Stadtzentrum in German, or shìzhōngxīn (市中心) in Chinese. (wikipedia.org)
  • The city centre is the (often historical) area of a city where commerce, entertainment, shopping, and political power are concentrated. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, noticeably, in the United States , the term " downtown " is commonly used to denote a city centre, and in Canada the terms "city centre" and "downtown" are used interchangeably. (wikipedia.org)
  • In South Africa , "CBD" is used in formal contexts, but in informal contexts, the city centre is referred to as "town", and despite the growth of decentralised CBDs such as Sandton and Umhlanga "town" continues to refer to the original CBDs of cities. (wikipedia.org)
  • The concept of the "CBD" revolves solely around economic and financial power, but the "city centre" also includes historical, political, and cultural factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • In most larger and/or older cities, the CBD and the city centre will only partially overlap, if at all. (wikipedia.org)
  • A city centre is often the first settled part of a city, which can make it the most historical part of a city. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, in some Australian cities, the city centre and the CBD are geographically separately identified. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Sydney and Brisbane , for example, the term "CBD" is the preferred term for the city centre. (wikipedia.org)
  • In many cities, it is the historical city centre and the cultural and commercial centre. (wikipedia.org)
  • Historically, the CBD often occupied one portion of the city centre. (wikipedia.org)
  • In recent years, larger cities have often developed CBDs or financial districts that occupy a part of the city centre or are outside the historical city centre completely. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Dutch, the terms binnenstad , centrum , stadscentrum , or stadskern are used to describe the city centre. (wikipedia.org)
  • The city centre of Amsterdam is Centrum , the historical heart of the city, but the CBD areas of Amsterdam are Omval in the southeast and Zuidas , in the south. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of the bombardment of Rotterdam during World War II, with the loss of its historical core, the city centre and the CBD are the same area in Rotterdam . (wikipedia.org)
  • Inspired Luxury Escapes handpick the top hotels and villas in the most charming resorts so, whether you prefer glorious beach holidays or stays in luxury boutique hotels in a city centre, you can be sure of an exclusive trip to a stunning destination. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Thanks to the hotel's location, the historic city center is just 5 minutes' walk away. (accorhotels.com)
  • The city center is a 5-minute walk away. (accorhotels.com)
  • A contact centre is a location for centralised handling of individual communications, including letters , faxes , live support software , social media , instant message , and e-mail . (wikipedia.org)
  • Call centre technologies include speech recognition software to allow computers to handle first level of customer support , text mining and natural language processing to allow better customer handling, agent training by automatic mining of best practices from past interactions, support automation and many other technologies to improve agent productivity and customer satisfaction . (wikipedia.org)
  • Worldwide, only 60 per cent of children of secondary school age attend secondary school. (unicef.org)
  • In fact, 25 per cent of them are in secondary schools, while 34 per cent are in primary schools. (unicef.org)
  • In Eastern and Southern Africa, only 23 per cent of children of secondary school age attend secondary school. (unicef.org)
  • An inbound call centre is operated by a company to administer incoming product support or information enquiries from consumers. (wikipedia.org)
  • These centres can be operated by either an in house department responsible or outsourcing customer interaction to a third party agency (known as Outsourcing Call Centres). (wikipedia.org)
  • During the late 1970s, call centre technology expanded to include telephone sales, airline reservations and banking systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term "call centre" was first published and recognized by the Oxford English Dictionary in 1983. (wikipedia.org)
  • Call centres increased with the deregulation of long distance calling and growth in information dependent industries. (wikipedia.org)
  • As call centres expanded, unionisation occurred in North America to gain members [7] including the Communications Workers of America [8] and the United Steelworkers . (wikipedia.org)
  • [9] In Europe , Uni Global Union of Switzerland is involved in assisting unionisation in this realm [10] and in Germany Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft represents call centre workers. (wikipedia.org)
  • A typical call centre telephone. (wikipedia.org)
  • Broadway products are ATOL and ABTA protected and booking via the website or call centre is simple. (telegraph.co.uk)