Family Practice: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.Small Business: For-profit enterprise with relatively few to moderate number of employees and low to moderate volume of sales.Commerce: The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)Physician's Practice Patterns: Patterns of practice related to diagnosis and treatment as especially influenced by cost of the service requested and provided.Practice Guidelines as Topic: Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.Practice Management, Medical: The organization and operation of the business aspects of a physician's practice.General Practice: Patient-based medical care provided across age and gender or specialty boundaries.Professional Practice: The use of one's knowledge in a particular profession. It includes, in the case of the field of biomedicine, professional activities related to health care and the actual performance of the duties related to the provision of health care.Entrepreneurship: The organization, management, and assumption of risks of a business or enterprise, usually implying an element of change or challenge and a new opportunity.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Private Practice: Practice of a health profession by an individual, offering services on a person-to-person basis, as opposed to group or partnership practice.Practice Management, Dental: The organization and operation of the business aspects of a dental practice.Investments: Use for articles on the investing of funds for income or profit.Practice Management: Business management of medical, dental and veterinary practices that may include capital financing, utilization management, and arrangement of capitation agreements with other parties.United StatesEthics, Business: The moral obligations governing the conduct of commercial or industrial enterprises.Practice (Psychology): Performance of an act one or more times, with a view to its fixation or improvement; any performance of an act or behavior that leads to learning.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Marketing of Health Services: Application of marketing principles and techniques to maximize the use of health care resources.Evidence-Based Practice: A way of providing health care that is guided by a thoughtful integration of the best available scientific knowledge with clinical expertise. This approach allows the practitioner to critically assess research data, clinical guidelines, and other information resources in order to correctly identify the clinical problem, apply the most high-quality intervention, and re-evaluate the outcome for future improvement.Models, Organizational: Theoretical representations and constructs that describe or explain the structure and hierarchy of relationships and interactions within or between formal organizational entities or informal social groups.Financial Management: The obtaining and management of funds for institutional needs and responsibility for fiscal affairs.Primary Health Care: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)Professional Practice Location: Geographic area in which a professional person practices; includes primarily physicians and dentists.Health Care Sector: Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.Efficiency, Organizational: The capacity of an organization, institution, or business to produce desired results with a minimum expenditure of energy, time, money, personnel, materiel, etc.Organizational Objectives: The purposes, missions, and goals of an individual organization or its units, established through administrative processes. It includes an organization's long-range plans and administrative philosophy.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Planning Techniques: Procedures, strategies, and theories of planning.Great BritainOccupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.EnglandClinical Competence: The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.Partnership Practice: A voluntary contract between two or more doctors who may or may not share responsibility for the care of patients, with proportional sharing of profits and losses.Group Purchasing: A shared service which combines the purchasing power of individual organizations or facilities in order to obtain lower prices for equipment and supplies. (From Health Care Terms, 2nd ed)Guideline Adherence: Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.RestaurantsOccupational Health Services: Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.Organizational Case Studies: Descriptions and evaluations of specific health care organizations.Medical Tourism: Travel to another country for the purpose of medical treatment.Quality Assurance, Health Care: Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.Diffusion of Innovation: The broad dissemination of new ideas, procedures, techniques, materials, and devices and the degree to which these are accepted and used.Industry: Any enterprise centered on the processing, assembly, production, or marketing of a line of products, services, commodities, or merchandise, in a particular field often named after its principal product. Examples include the automobile, fishing, music, publishing, insurance, and textile industries.Organizational Innovation: Introduction of changes which are new to the organization and are created by management.Evidence-Based Medicine: An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)Decision Making, Organizational: The process by which decisions are made in an institution or other organization.Personnel Management: Planning, organizing, and administering all activities related to personnel.Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).Australia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.Economic Competition: The effort of two or more parties to secure the business of a third party by offering, usually under fair or equitable rules of business practice, the most favorable terms.Organizational Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by an organization, institution, university, society, etc., from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions and positions on matters of public interest or social concern. It does not include internal policy relating to organization and administration within the corporate body, for which ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION is available.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Marketing: Activity involved in transfer of goods from producer to consumer or in the exchange of services.Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.Cooperative Behavior: The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)Interinstitutional Relations: The interactions between representatives of institutions, agencies, or organizations.Leadership: The function of directing or controlling the actions or attitudes of an individual or group with more or less willing acquiescence of the followers.Physicians, Family: Those physicians who have completed the education requirements specified by the American Academy of Family Physicians.Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Drug Industry: That segment of commercial enterprise devoted to the design, development, and manufacture of chemical products for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, disability, or other dysfunction, or to improve function.Models, Economic: Statistical models of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services, as well as of financial considerations. For the application of statistics to the testing and quantifying of economic theories MODELS, ECONOMETRIC is available.Dentist's Practice Patterns: Patterns of practice in dentistry related to diagnosis and treatment.Health Care Reform: Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.Employer Health Costs: That portion of total HEALTH CARE COSTS borne by an individual's or group's employing organization.Referral and Consultation: The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.Public-Private Sector Partnerships: An organizational enterprise between a public sector agency, federal, state or local, and a private sector entity. Skills and assets of each sector are shared to deliver a service or facility for the benefit or use of the general public.Health Care Coalitions: Voluntary groups of people representing diverse interests in the community such as hospitals, businesses, physicians, and insurers, with the principal objective to improve health care cost effectiveness.General Practice, Dental: Nonspecialized dental practice which is concerned with providing primary and continuing dental care.Private Sector: That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.Total Quality Management: The application of industrial management practice to systematically maintain and improve organization-wide performance. Effectiveness and success are determined and assessed by quantitative quality measures.Organizations, Nonprofit: Organizations which are not operated for a profit and may be supported by endowments or private contributions.Interprofessional Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more professional individuals.Curriculum: A course of study offered by an educational institution.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Financial Management, Hospital: The obtaining and management of funds for hospital needs and responsibility for fiscal affairs.Cyclonic Storms: Non-frontal low-pressure systems over tropical or sub-tropical waters with organized convection and definite pattern of surface wind circulation.Information Dissemination: The circulation or wide dispersal of information.Benchmarking: Method of measuring performance against established standards of best practice.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Workplace: Place or physical location of work or employment.Canada: The largest country in North America, comprising 10 provinces and three territories. Its capital is Ottawa.Ownership: The legal relation between an entity (individual, group, corporation, or-profit, secular, government) and an object. The object may be corporeal, such as equipment, or completely a creature of law, such as a patent; it may be movable, such as an animal, or immovable, such as a building.Economic Recession: Significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, lasting more than a few months, normally visible in real gross domestic product, real income, employment, industrial production, and wholesale-retail sales. (National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, www.nber.org/cycles.html, accessed 4/23/2009)Tobacco Industry: The aggregate business enterprise of agriculture, manufacture, and distribution related to tobacco and tobacco-derived products.Social Responsibility: The obligations and accountability assumed in carrying out actions or ideas on behalf of others.Government Regulation: Exercise of governmental authority to control conduct.Technology Transfer: Spread and adoption of inventions and techniques from one geographic area to another, from one discipline to another, or from one sector of the economy to another. For example, improvements in medical equipment may be transferred from industrial countries to developing countries, advances arising from aerospace engineering may be applied to equipment for persons with disabilities, and innovations in science arising from government research are made available to private enterprise.Organizational Culture: Beliefs and values shared by all members of the organization. These shared values, which are subject to change, are reflected in the day to day management of the organization.Professional Competence: The capability to perform the duties of one's profession generally, or to perform a particular professional task, with skill of an acceptable quality.Education, Medical, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform physicians of recent advances in their field.Health Benefit Plans, Employee: Health insurance plans for employees, and generally including their dependents, usually on a cost-sharing basis with the employer paying a percentage of the premium.Physician-Patient Relations: The interactions between physician and patient.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Multi-Institutional Systems: Institutional systems consisting of more than one health facility which have cooperative administrative arrangements through merger, affiliation, shared services, or other collective ventures.Administrative Personnel: Individuals responsible for the development of policy and supervision of the execution of plans and functional operations.Research: Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)Cost-Benefit Analysis: A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.Cost Control: The containment, regulation, or restraint of costs. Costs are said to be contained when the value of resources committed to an activity is not considered excessive. This determination is frequently subjective and dependent upon the specific geographic area of the activity being measured. (From Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Costs and Cost Analysis: Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.Nurse's Practice Patterns: Patterns of practice in nursing related to provision of services including diagnosis and treatment.Safety Management: The development of systems to prevent accidents, injuries, and other adverse occurrences in an institutional setting. The concept includes prevention or reduction of adverse events or incidents involving employees, patients, or facilities. Examples include plans to reduce injuries from falls or plans for fire safety to promote a safe institutional environment.Dentist-Patient Relations: The psychological relations between the dentist and patient.State Medicine: A system of medical care regulated, controlled and financed by the government, in which the government assumes responsibility for the health needs of the population.Qualitative Research: Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)Employment: The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.Education, Medical: Use for general articles concerning medical education.Career Choice: Selection of a type of occupation or profession.Insurance Carriers: Organizations which assume the financial responsibility for the risks of policyholders.Personnel Selection: The process of choosing employees for specific types of employment. The concept includes recruitment.Ethics, Professional: The principles of proper conduct concerning the rights and duties of the professional, relations with patients or consumers and fellow practitioners, as well as actions of the professional and interpersonal relations with patient or consumer families. (From Stedman, 25th ed)Medical Informatics: The field of information science concerned with the analysis and dissemination of medical data through the application of computers to various aspects of health care and medicine.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Quality Improvement: The attainment or process of attaining a new level of performance or quality.Health Facility Merger: The combining of administrative and organizational resources of two or more health care facilities.Radiology Department, Hospital: Hospital department which is responsible for the administration and provision of x-ray diagnostic and therapeutic services.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Solid Waste: Garbage, refuse, or sludge, or other discarded materials from a wastewater treatment plant, water supply treatment plant, and air pollution control facility that include solid, semi-solid, or contained material. It does not include materials dissolved in domestic sewage, irrigation return flows, or industrial discharges.Ethics, Dental: The principles of proper professional conduct concerning the rights and duties of the dentist, relations with patients and fellow practitioners, as well as actions of the dentist in patient care and interpersonal relations with patient families. (From Stedman, 25th ed)Insurance, Health, Reimbursement: Payment by a third-party payer in a sum equal to the amount expended by a health care provider or facility for health services rendered to an insured or program beneficiary. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)Guidelines as Topic: A systematic statement of policy rules or principles. Guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by convening expert panels. The text may be cursive or in outline form but is generally a comprehensive guide to problems and approaches in any field of activity. For guidelines in the field of health care and clinical medicine, PRACTICE GUIDELINES AS TOPIC is available.Technology, High-Cost: Advanced technology that is costly, requires highly skilled personnel, and is unique in its particular application. Includes innovative, specialized medical/surgical procedures as well as advanced diagnostic and therapeutic equipment.Biomedical Research: Research that involves the application of the natural sciences, especially biology and physiology, to medicine.Societies, Medical: Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.Ontario: A province of Canada lying between the provinces of Manitoba and Quebec. Its capital is Toronto. It takes its name from Lake Ontario which is said to represent the Iroquois oniatariio, beautiful lake. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p892 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p391)Risk Management: The process of minimizing risk to an organization by developing systems to identify and analyze potential hazards to prevent accidents, injuries, and other adverse occurrences, and by attempting to handle events and incidents which do occur in such a manner that their effect and cost are minimized. Effective risk management has its greatest benefits in application to insurance in order to avert or minimize financial liability. (From Slee & Slee: Health care terms, 2d ed)Confidentiality: The privacy of information and its protection against unauthorized disclosure.Focus Groups: A method of data collection and a QUALITATIVE RESEARCH tool in which a small group of individuals are brought together and allowed to interact in a discussion of their opinions about topics, issues, or questions.Liability, Legal: Accountability and responsibility to another, enforceable by civil or criminal sanctions.Decision Making: The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.Information Management: Management of the acquisition, organization, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of information. (From Thesaurus of ERIC Descriptors, 1994)Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Workflow: Description of pattern of recurrent functions or procedures frequently found in organizational processes, such as notification, decision, and action.Pharmacy Administration: The business and managerial aspects of pharmacy in its broadest sense.Technology: The application of scientific knowledge to practical purposes in any field. It includes methods, techniques, and instrumentation.Patents as Topic: Exclusive legal rights or privileges applied to inventions, plants, etc.Policy: A course or method of action selected to guide and determine present and future decisions.Budgets: Detailed financial plans for carrying out specific activities for a certain period of time. They include proposed income and expenditures.Drug Prescriptions: Directions written for the obtaining and use of DRUGS.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Gross Domestic Product: Value of all final goods and services produced in a country in one year.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.New Orleans: City in Orleans Parish (county), largest city in state of LOUISIANA. It is located between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain.Teaching: The educational process of instructing.Politics: Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Licensure: The legal authority or formal permission from authorities to carry on certain activities which by law or regulation require such permission. It may be applied to licensure of institutions as well as individuals.Communication: The exchange or transmission of ideas, attitudes, or beliefs between individuals or groups.Salaries and Fringe Benefits: The remuneration paid or benefits granted to an employee.Outcome Assessment (Health Care): Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).Theft: Unlawful act of taking property.Fees and Charges: Amounts charged to the patient as payer for health care services.Health Facilities: Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.Accreditation: Certification as complying with a standard set by non-governmental organizations, applied for by institutions, programs, and facilities on a voluntary basis.Pediatrics: A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.Fraud: Exploitation through misrepresentation of the facts or concealment of the purposes of the exploiter.Research Design: A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.Time Management: Planning and control of time to improve efficiency and effectiveness.Netherlands: Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.Consumer Satisfaction: Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.Health Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.Inservice Training: On the job training programs for personnel carried out within an institution or agency. It includes orientation programs.Professional Role: The expected function of a member of a particular profession.Schools, Dental: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of dentistry.Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.Laboratories, Hospital: Hospital facilities equipped to carry out investigative procedures.Research Support as Topic: Financial support of research activities.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Outsourced Services: Organizational activities previously performed internally that are provided by external agents.Students, Pharmacy: Individuals enrolled in a school of pharmacy or a formal educational program leading to a degree in pharmacy.Medical Oncology: A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the study of neoplasms.Physician's Role: The expected function of a member of the medical profession.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Physician Incentive Plans: Compensatory plans designed to motivate physicians in relation to patient referral, physician recruitment, and efficient use of the health facility.Health Care Costs: The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.Radiology Information Systems: Information systems, usually computer-assisted, designed to store, manipulate, and retrieve information for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling administrative activities associated with the provision and utilization of radiology services and facilities.Nurse's Role: The expected function of a member of the nursing profession.Public Facilities: An area of recreation or hygiene for use by the public.Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Information Systems: Integrated set of files, procedures, and equipment for the storage, manipulation, and retrieval of information.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Knowledge Management: The leveraging of collective wisdom within an organization as a catalyst to increase responsiveness and innovation.Hospital Administration: Management of the internal organization of the hospital.Foundations: Organizations established by endowments with provision for future maintenance.Patient Care Team: Care of patients by a multidisciplinary team usually organized under the leadership of a physician; each member of the team has specific responsibilities and the whole team contributes to the care of the patient.Education, Dental, Continuing: Educational programs designed to inform dentists of recent advances in their fields.Government: The complex of political institutions, laws, and customs through which the function of governing is carried out in a specific political unit.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Managed Care Programs: Health insurance plans intended to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of mechanisms, including: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. The programs may be provided in a variety of settings, such as HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS and PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS.Education, Dental: Use for articles concerning dental education in general.Public Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.Patient Satisfaction: The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.Computer Systems: Systems composed of a computer or computers, peripheral equipment, such as disks, printers, and terminals, and telecommunications capabilities.Pharmaceutical Services: Total pharmaceutical services provided by qualified PHARMACISTS. In addition to the preparation and distribution of medical products, they may include consultative services provided to agencies and institutions which do not have a qualified pharmacist.General Practitioners: Physicians whose practice is not restricted to a specific field of MEDICINE.Financing, Organized: All organized methods of funding.Public Health Practice: The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.Translational Medical Research: The application of discoveries generated by laboratory research and preclinical studies to the development of clinical trials and studies in humans. A second area of translational research concerns enhancing the adoption of best practices.
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Lien, Tracey (9 December 2014). "Uber sued over unlawful business practices; Lyft settles". LA Times. LATimes.com. Retrieved 26 ... SaaP has become a delivery model for some businesses, including small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), freelancers, and ...
National Business Review; July 21 2007 USANA Defends Practices. National Business Review; August 3 2007 USANA Appoints New ... The SEC conducted a probe of Usana's business practices in March 2007 and found nothing incriminating, concluding its inquiry ... and an article in the magazine quoted industry and government experts who had raised questions about Usana's business practices ... When asked by the National Business Review to review the firm's business structure and compensation plan, it was Smith's ...
"New Research Reveals Poor Handwashing Practices". Business Wire. 14 October 2011. Retrieved 10 August 2015 - via Regional ... Continued research on handwashing habits and practices is commissioned in conjunction with GHD. In 2011, Svenska Cellulosa ... Retrieved 24 July 2015 - via Regional Business News - EBSCO. Jeffrey Sachs; Myriam Sidibe (15 October 2014). "Global ... Business News - EBSCOhost. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 8 February 2015. Retrieved 10 August 2015. "MP ...
... formed new practice groups, and have developed new business strategies. Bodman has an extensive pro bono program and has ... America's Leading Lawyers for Business ranks Bodman as one of Michigan's leading law firms in five of the six practice areas it ... Magazine for its sustainable business practices. "101 Best and Brightest" named Bodman one of Michigan's leading sustainable ... Other Bodman practice areas ranked in Chambers USA are Corporate/M&A, Commercial Litigation, Real Estate and Labor & Employment ...
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Courtenay C. Brinckerhoff, Judge Dyk Would Add Reduction To Practice To Patent Eligibility Requirement, PharmaPatents (Dec. 3, ... 2347, 2355 (2014) (applying the Mayo test to software implemented business method, indicating its general applicability to ... My proposed approach would require that the claimed application be both narrow in scope and actually reduced to practice, not ... Biotech blogger Courtenay Brinckerhoff considers Judge Dyk's proposals to allow claims to what is actually reduced to practice ...
The Way We Do Business Our Ethics & Compliance program grew from founder Bill Cooks strong opinion that you should treat ... Sustainability & Environmental Practices. *Divisions *Vascular *Aortic Intervention. *Interventional Radiology. *Lead ... Being a strong community partner is good for the local community, good for local business, and good for our own employees. We ...
Businesses relocate or even shut down with little or no notice. Café proprietors, as well their staff people, may smoke on site ... Businesses relocate or even shut down with little or no notice. Café proprietors, as well their staff people, may smoke on site ... 1. Taiwan businesses make you show up in person. Its 2016. We have phones and the internet. Some stores employ delivery people ... 1. Taiwan businesses make you show up in person. Its 2016. We have phones and the internet. Some stores employ delivery people ...
11.08.2020 Centurion Plus is changing the way services are provided to businesses across Germany and Europe. The firm offers ... and even business closure. It is the year that our lives, how we perceive the world, and how we interact [...] → ... Practice Areas, and Markets Pensacola, Fla. , IMS ExpertServices announced the launch of a new study designed to garner ...
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... measures and follow-up services to achieve and sustain a long-term change in business practices and thus in business ... training curriculum to measure whether improved business practices have an impact on enterprise performance in small ... that the typical duration and intensiveness of courses like IYB might be too short to sustain changes in business practices. A ... A key finding of the study is that improved management practices (as promoted by IYB training) have a significant impact on ...
While advances in Internet marketing have helped many businesses succeed, often there are companies and individuals who are ... In summary, our Code of Ethics states that board members will not engage in practices that knowingly may be harmful to a client ... 2018 American City Business Journals. All rights reserved. Use of this Site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement ( ... As a nonprofit business association made up of individual practitioners, students, traditional companies and marketing firms, ...
Sustainable businesses are not only environment-conscious but also profitable. Environment and... ... All global business players need to implement sustainable business practices if we are to reduce the negative impact of the ... All global business players need to implement sustainable business practices if we are to reduce the negative impact of the ... Keeping in view sustainable business practices sourcing should be done in such a way that reduces carbon foot print to maximum ...
Ethical business practices are actions and attitudes held by a business and its employees that are considered professionally ... Ethical business practices are actions performed and attitudes held by a business and its employees that are considered ... So businesses practice a kind of shallow ethics, which is to say an ethics they they acknowledge only when it makes them look ... These sorts of business practices can begin with programs that donate money to charities or other needy organizations, and ...
NEW YORK A civil racketeering lawsuit filed by two New York hospitals charges that UnitedHealth Group Inc. and several of its affiliates systematically defrauded hospitals and UnitedHealth members with alleged schemes to deny legitimate claims.
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Unfair business practices encompass fraud, misrepresentation, and oppressive or unconscionable acts or practices by business, ... Most often, laws prohibiting unfair business practices require consumers to send demand letter to the business prior to ... each member state must regulate unfair business practices in accordance with the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive, subject ... Unfair business practices may arise in many areas, including: Tenancy matters Matters involving the purchase of products and ...
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What are the best practices to adopt in order to be a great ... Best Practices: Your Approach to Great Communication. By Gail ... A recent workshop discussion led to this question: what kind of communicator are you, really? What are the best practices to ... and came up with this list of best practices. ...
Ive been in the trenches of business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) for a long time. Ive been ambushed by ... Tests are practice runs for your plan - and practice makes perfect.. #3. Ensure production changes are properly reflected in ... 6 business continuity and disaster recovery best practices straight from the trenches. ... Now I find myself after two decades in the trenches of business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) realizing some of the ...
Read on for talent recruitment best practices for the platform. ... Talent recruitment best practices. Now that you understand how ... LinkedIn best practices for business consulting talent recruitment. Linsey Knerl May 17, 2018. ... Good help is hard to find, and thats especially true when trying to find the best business consultants to help you take your ... LinkedIn is perfectly poised to help you grow your business, provided you approach it with a reliable and consistent action ...
By continuing to browse this Business Wire site (and/or any other Business Wire website), you accept the use of cookies. Learn ... NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Joseph A. LoCicero, President and CEO of The Segal Group, announced that Kirsten Schatten, ASA, MAAA ... Schatten is reporting to Stuart Wohl, Senior Vice President and East Region Health Practice Leader. She can be reached in the ... LoCicero commented, "Kirstens addition to our rapidly growing public sector health practice enhances the services that we ...
... a family business that Joe Donnelly owned stock in, has also received repeated shipments of goods from China. ...
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... their audiences understand that great speakers are made not born and the most natural presenters are usually the most practiced ... Prepare early and practice out loud as often as possible.. • Draw on stories from everyday experiences to engage listeners and ... Before you ever pick up a pen, tap your keyboard, pitch business or create a slide, you need to ask three simple questions:. 1 ... In reality, Jobs practiced for months leading up to a big presentation, which is what made it look effortless. ...
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Standards for Business Practices of Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines. A Rule by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on 05/ ...
Unethical business practices in Pakistans insurance sector are impeding economic growth, the Attock Chamber of Commerce and ... Mirza Abdul Rehman, the Chambers founder president, said some of the unethical practices are prolonging claims processing, ...
... discusses the scope of business analytics and the set of skills required for business analyst practitioners, discusses the role ... Arben Asllani emphasizes the importance of business analytics in todays organizations, ... of management science models in the Big Data era, explains challenges faced by organizations when implementing business ... Practice Problems. *A good analytics project starts with asking the right business questions. Consider a business organization ...
  • Registration is open for the Brain Injury Association of America's 2019 Brain Injury Business Practice College, Jan. 23-25, in San Diego, California. (biausa.org)
  • Your 2019 Business Practice College registration includes all materials, educational sessions, reception, and refreshment breaks. (biausa.org)
  • GENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE )--Jan 10, 2019--The new Code of Practice of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations ( IFPMA ) came into effect on 1 January 2019 . (wn.com)
  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 17, 2019--Healogics, the nation's largest provider of advanced chronic wound care services, today announced that Keith Koford has been appointed to serve as General Counsel. (wn.com)
  • OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 7, 2019--Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502) (NYSE:TAK) ("Takeda") today announced the completion of its acquisition of Shire plc ("Shire"), becoming a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan. (wn.com)
  • We've already shared why 2018 is the year you need to be using this platform, but here's why it matters even more for businesses hoping to hire great minds to keep things running at peak performance, and how you can best harness this powerful tool to acquire your dream consultant. (godaddy.com)
  • Harvard Business School Case 119-045, November 2018. (hbs.edu)
  • Harvard Business School Working Paper, No. 19-052, October 2018. (hbs.edu)
  • As a resource for students, local practitioners, SEM professionals and area businesses, SEMpdx has voluntarily elected to adopt a Board Member Code of Ethics. (bizjournals.com)
  • In summary, our Code of Ethics states that board members will not engage in practices that knowingly may be harmful to a client or their website, nor make factual misrepresentations. (bizjournals.com)
  • Business ethics is a notoriously complicated field of study that seems to have far more grey in it than black and white. (wisegeek.com)
  • And, when Wheat began looking for a partner in his Clinton practice, he said he was also struck by her ethics and views on medicine and practice. (msbusiness.com)
  • Just when you think you have one part of your business in harmony with your ethics you discover that you are out of tune somewhere else. (greenbuildingadvisor.com)
  • High profile scandals have brought about a renewed interest in business ethics and, in particular, in understanding the factors that promote ethical behaviour. (scielo.org.za)
  • Business ethics is about identifying and implementing values, rules and standards of conduct for guiding morally right behaviour in an organisation's interaction with its stakeholders. (scielo.org.za)
  • Against this background a quantitative analysis of the ethical practices of 46 companies operating in the Eastern Cape automotive industry was conducted to determine the extent to which ethics-related interventions contributed to establishing and maintaining an ethical organisational environment. (scielo.org.za)
  • In light of the high number of ethical scandals internationally, this study will add to the empirical body of business ethics research, as it provides organisations with a framework to establish and maintain an ethical business environment. (scielo.org.za)
  • Scandals such as those referred to above have raised the profile of and brought renewed interest to business ethics - specifically the need for a better understanding of the factors that promote ethical behaviour. (scielo.org.za)
  • Introduction by Melissa Barnes, Chair of the IFPMA Ethics and Business Integrity Committee (eBIC), Senior Vice-President of Enterprise Risk Management and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer of Eli Lilly and Company. (wn.com)
  • Ethics and business integrity are integral to any business. (wn.com)
  • Following the Webinar series, attendees will receive a complimentary copy of Yellowfin's two-part data visualization best practices whitepaper. (prweb.com)
  • Attend Yellowfin's Webinar series to learn the most effective ways of efficiently turning data into insightful, actionable and compelling business communication. (prweb.com)
  • The aim of this year's theme 'Knowing the Business' is to encourage and support finance professionals to develop their understanding and knowledge of healthcare and to support their clinical colleagues in achieving effective transformational change for the NHS. (brighttalk.com)
  • 16 A 2012 study demonstrated that if all of the nation's hospitals adopted a set of environmental best practices (a number of which were OR-specific), the healthcare system could save $5.4 billion over 5 years, with ongoing and increasing savings of $15 billion over 10 years. (practicegreenhealth.org)
  • As a former practicing pediatrician that ran her own practice, she was on the frontlines of healthcare as the art of medicine gave way to the science, as well as the business. (physicianspractice.com)
  • Fischer-Wright writes extensively about all three elements of medicine - art, science, and business - in her new book, "Back to Balance" and how they are all needed for the healthcare system to work. (physicianspractice.com)
  • Hackett Best Practices™ recommended by The Hackett Group are based on our unparalleled database of more than 13,000 empirical studies from 3,500 participating organizations around the globe, including 93% of the Dow Jones Industrials, 87% of the Fortune 100, 87% of the DAX 30 and 58% of the FTSE 100. (thehackettgroup.com)
  • grbj.com provides the same trusted and objective business reporting that the Business Journal is known for -- plus real-time original content, timely enewsletters/alerts, exclusive blogs and more. (grbj.com)
  • Business Journal subscribers receive the weekly print edition, including bonus publications like the annual Book of Lists, and also complete access to all content on grbj.com. (grbj.com)
  • We show that variation in business practices explains as much of the variation in outcomes - sales, profits and labor productivity and TFP - of microenterprises as in larger enterprises. (ilo.org)
  • Improved farming practices, healthier animals and - ultimately - increased food security will be the outcomes," the International Atomic Energy Agency ( IAEA ) said Thursday. (eco-business.com)
  • No, actually business has driven tremendous outcomes," she says. (physicianspractice.com)
  • IMS Launches New Study To Assess Impact Of COVID-19 On Commercial Litigation Community Analysis Aims To Provide Insights On How COVID-19 May Shape Commercial Litigation Across Types of Firms, Practice Areas, and Markets Pensacola, Fla. (ipsnews.net)
  • Drive efficiencies, engage customers, and develop new business insights at the Intelligent Edge. (hpe.com)
  • That will usually be sufficient to ensure both data centers are not affected by a single disaster, and your company will be able to continue doing business even if a serious outage or loss occurs. (forbes.com)
  • Now I find myself after two decades in the trenches of business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) realizing some of the same lessons-learned apply to Information Technology! (forbes.com)
  • Using green power from renewable sources is becoming more and more important at the company's Frankfurt base, particularly with regard to its congress and conference business, where it is used by 64 percent of customers. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Executive Risk Workshops of the CEO and the company's leadership team discuss the business units' risk profiles and risks that cut across the units, such as safety, weather, and regulatory changes. (hbs.edu)
  • While the 9th Circuit stopped short of requiring an actual admission of wrongdoing by a defendant, it held that the mere filing of complaints-even thousands of complaints-regarding a company's practices was clearly insufficient to demonstrate loss causation. (akingump.com)
  • Yellowfin is hosting three jam-packed hour-long Webinars on data visualization best practices, scheduled throughout Tuesday 31st May 2016. (prweb.com)
  • Accounting scholarship, in particular, has underinvested in research about innovative practices or the emerging accounting issues faced by contemporary organizations (Kaplan, 2011), likely because such research is viewed as unpublishable in top-5 journals. (hbs.edu)
  • While the practice treats traditional physical therapy issues, including back pain, injuries, slipped discs and sprains, both Brubaker and Rosler wanted to incorporate integrative manual therapy - a more hands-on approach where physical therapists address the whole body system, tissues and organs through alignments and hand placement, along with physical exercise. (pilotonline.com)
  • The Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide focuses -- specifically and in-depth -- on the legal and business issues that NPs face. (npcentral.net)
  • JDA best practices, including key issues to address in the JDA. (honigman.com)
  • It covers technology issues as they relate to those professionals and their accounting practices, and to their interaction with small businesses and individual clients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Policies and Procedures for a Successful Medical Practice - this is a great resource for writing policies and procedures. (npbusiness.org)
  • Does your facility have clear, specific policies and procedures to govern the compliant adjudication of accounts within the business office? (ruralcenter.org)
  • The series is based on nine case studies of state and local programs with analysis by four separate working groups composed of more than 50 home performance contractors and other industry supporters focused on financing and incentives, marketing, workforce development, and business models (the subject of this article). (homeenergy.org)
  • 11,23,24 Hospitals are responding by implementing comprehensive RMW segregation practices that ensure only infectious material (as defined by each state) is placed in the RMW container with a goal of reducing RMW to less than 10% of total waste. (practicegreenhealth.org)
  • There is one transmission business (First Gas - Transmission) and four gas distribution businesses (First Gas- Distribution, Vector, Powerco and GasNet) that are subject to price-quality and information disclosure regulation under Part 4 of the Commerce Act 1986. (scoop.co.nz)
  • helps students develop a working knowledge of data production and interpretation in a business and economics context, giving them the practical tools they need to make data-informed, real-world business decisions from the first day of class. (webassign.net)
  • The Delhi High Court has directed the Centre to develop environment friendly farming practices to reduce stubble burning, a major cause of air pollution in the national capital during the autumn and winter months. (business-standard.com)
  • At common law, individuals were not entitled to attorneys fees or punitive damages for wrongful acts committed by businesses in most states. (wikipedia.org)
  • Financial consultants like New Direction Capital, along with attorneys and CPAs, often refer their clients to 44 Business Capital, especially when the client is turned down by banks," Poehlmann added. (abfjournal.com)
  • Our goal is to publish clinical guidelines and expert consensus documents to standardize best practices and improve postoperative cardiac surgical care. (businesswire.com)
  • Unfair business practices may arise in many areas, including: Tenancy matters Matters involving the purchase of products and services by consumers Matters involving insurance claims and the settlement thereof Debt collection in cases of default In addition to providing for the award of compensatory damages, laws may also provide for the award of punitive damages as well as the payment of the plaintiff's legal fees. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most often, laws prohibiting unfair business practices require consumers to send demand letter to the business prior to commencing with a lawsuit. (wikipedia.org)
  • b) Section 2301 through § 2316 of this title constitute and may be cited as the Unfair Trade Practices Act. (delaware.gov)
  • No person shall engage in this State in any trade practice which is defined in this chapter as, or determined pursuant to this chapter to be, an unfair method of competition or an unfair or deceptive act or practice in the business of insurance. (delaware.gov)
  • The textbook employs realistic examples, continuing case studies and a business improvement theme to teach the material. (ecampus.com)
  • This investor briefing covers why responsible labour practices matter for investors, explains labour risks related with different stages of the supply chain, and points to engagement examples and tools for investors. (business-humanrights.org)
  • The New Jersey Home Performance with Energy Star program requires that, after their first year of participation, companies must complete a minimum of ten jobs per year to qualify for business incentives and subsidies. (homeenergy.org)
  • The states also have to tell the court about the progress achieved, if any, by them with regard to exploring use of alternative technology or farming practice to eliminate stubble and giving incentives or subsidies to stop the practice of burning the crop residue. (business-standard.com)
  • An insufficient business case is often cited as a barrier to implementation of environmental measures. (practicegreenhealth.org)
  • The 9th Circuit held that the allegation that complaints were filed with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding Yelp's practices were insufficient to establish loss causation because there was no indication that the drop in stock price was caused by revelation of actual fraud, as opposed to the mere potential of fraud. (akingump.com)
  • NEW YORK--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Joseph A. LoCicero , President and CEO of The Segal Group , announced that Kirsten Schatten, ASA, MAAA, has joined the firm's East Region as a Vice President and Associate Health Actuary. (businesswire.com)
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  • BOSTON--( BUSINESS WIRE )--An organizing session was held on Saturday, April 29th, organized by the recently formed Enhanced Recovery After Cardiac Surgery (ERACS). (businesswire.com)
  • Wheat also said he and Palmer complement each other because she has added a "woman's approach" to the practice. (msbusiness.com)
  • The licensed physical therapists, who were previously colleagues at Comber Physical Therapy in Williamsburg, decided they wanted to bring a Parkinson's Disease-focused national boxing therapy program and a more personal approach to their own practice in a central area between Richmond and Virginia Beach. (pilotonline.com)
  • This approach drives home the relevance and usefulness of statistical ideas to the business world from the onset. (textbooks.com)
  • However, the paper also finds that the typical duration and intensiveness of courses like IYB might be too short to sustain changes in business practices. (ilo.org)
  • We develop a set of 26 questions that measure business practices in marketing, buying and stock-keeping, record-keeping, and financial planning. (ilo.org)
  • Whether you are looking for venture to develop your firm or you offer speculations as a profession, you will have a substantially more strenuous time discovering willing financial specialists when bribes are required, or your business has a past filled with defilement inside its positions. (worldatlas.com)
  • Rather than picking out a backup product and then trying to configure it to protect your organization's data, it is better to develop a comprehensive backup strategy for small business and then figure out which products will best fit that strategy. (techtarget.com)
  • Students are encouraged to explore the theoretical and practical context of business and develop a marketing specialism. (lincoln.ac.uk)