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  • efficiencies
  • Technologies deployed within an IT environment must ensure a simplified, centralized storage management strategy that will reduce the learning curve for IT professionals and can therefore increase efficiencies to contain these costs. (crn.com)
  • minimize
  • Outside counsel management - One of the most effective ways to increase your buying power and control costs is to minimize the number of outside law firms you use. (altmanweil.com)
  • This shows that as environments continue to grow and become increasingly complex, it is not only important to leverage existing IT staff and optimize the use of all storage resources, but also to minimize the increasing costs of managing accelerating amounts of data. (crn.com)
  • 1976
  • The underlying assumption of the administration plan is that hospital costs, about $55.7 billion in 1976 and increasing at a rate of about 15 per cent annually, be checked quickly only by imposing an outside limit. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The International Cost Engineering Congress (ICEC) was founded in 1976 as a Worldwide Confederation of Cost Engineering, Quantity Surveying and Project Management Societies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Program
  • Simply stated, it is a systematic approach to managing cost throughout the life cycle of any enterprise, program, facility, project, product or service. (wikipedia.org)
  • lead
  • Lead logistics providers have the advantage that they have specialized industry expertise combined with low overhead costs, but lower negotiating power and fewer resources than a third-party provider has based on a normally big company size, a good customer base and established network systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • Planning
  • Cost engineering practitioners tend to be: a) specialized in function (e.g., cost estimating, planning and scheduling, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • projects
  • Whether their winning projects address customer needs, internal collaboration or cost-containment--three dominant themes among this year's applicants--each was conceived to create new value, not simply allow the company to hold its ground. (cio.com.au)
  • Cost Engineers budget, plan and monitor investment projects. (wikipedia.org)
  • reduce costs
  • We will help you develop and implement discount strategies and alternative pricing schemes to reduce costs. (altmanweil.com)
  • At corporate level, this does not generate more turnover, but it does significantly reduce costs, which is another way of creating value. (wikipedia.org)
  • additional cost
  • We have two competing ideas about how to control the fiscal costs of Medicare, the Ryan idea of capping the annual voucher and requiring the beneficiary to pay any additional cost, and the ACA idea of jiggling the reimbursement rates/conditions. (marginalrevolution.com)
  • The pursuit of cost reduction using traditional methods has often adversely affected the ability of investment banks to secure additional cost savings in the long term. (accenture.com)
  • data
  • Faced with ever-growing regulatory burdens, new data sources, and new financial instruments and products, chief operating officers (COOs) are asking themselves how they can control their data destiny. (accenture.com)
  • In 2006, data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey was analyzed to determine the costs of healthcare for American households. (wikipedia.org)
  • research
  • The Northgate II building that now houses the nurse practitioner's office is one of the medical cost hotspots, the research found. (deseretnews.com)
  • bill
  • The Carter administration's hospital cost control bill will be met with the "united opposition" of both hospitals and physicians, the president of the 6,000 - member American Hospital Association said yesterday. (washingtonpost.com)
  • With a bill sponsored by Kennedy, supported by the AFL-CIO, which "contains the most stringent and effective cost controls of any national health insurance proposal. (washingtonpost.com)
  • company
  • The company said gross profit edged higher by a tenth of a point to 22.8 percent as the cost of goods and lease costs declined almost 2.4 percent. (dailyherald.com)
  • high
  • The high cost of prescription drugs became a major topic of discussion in the new millennium, leading up to the U.S. health care reform debate of 2009, and received renewed attention in 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recent
  • One of the more popular cost-saving approaches in recent history has been vendor consolidation, with some organizations going so far as to rely on a single supplier. (accenture.com)
  • price
  • Neither she nor Medicare officials could say how much the settlement might cost the government, but the price of expanding such coverage could be substantial. (marginalrevolution.com)
  • As of 2004[update], prices of brand name drugs were significantly higher in the United States (US) than in Canada, India, the UK and other countries, nearly all of which have price controls, while prices for generic drugs tended to be higher in Canada. (wikipedia.org)
  • transport
  • However, water transport is highly cost effective with regular schedulable cargoes, such as trans-oceanic shipping of consumer products - and especially for heavy loads or bulk cargos, such as coal, coke, ores or grains. (wikipedia.org)
  • Arguably, the industrial revolution took place best where cheap water transport by canal, navigations, or shipping by all types of watercraft on natural waterways supported cost effective bulk transport. (wikipedia.org)
  • single
  • ZENworks 7 can be used on a single Linux-based workstation to control both Windows-based desktops and devices, and those running the Linux operating system. (computerweekly.com)
  • income
  • Tighter cost controls pushed third-quarter net income higher at Naperville-based Officemax even with weak demand for electronics is cutting into sales for almost all office supply retailers. (dailyherald.com)
  • With higher technical availability, it is possible to produce and sell more products with the same invested capital, generating more income while the fixed costs remain the same. (wikipedia.org)
  • percent
  • Patients from just 6 percent of the city's blocks accounted for 27 percent of emergency room visits and 37 percent of emergency room costs. (deseretnews.com)