A generic term for an arrangement made for a patient in the event that his/her original care plan fails or is unviable—e.g., either the care coordinator is unavailable or part of a care plan cannot be carried out on short notice.
The city's aggressive action to date on its contingency plan is viewed favorably, but Fitch expects that similar decisiveness will also be needed on revenue enhancements in the coming months, either through state approval of the tax package, or local action.
DHL's hurricane preparedness efforts are designed to support DHL employees and operations located in hurricane affected areas, enabling DHL to quickly implement contingency plans in any areas impacted by the path of a storm.
The Year 2000 Contingency Planning Working Group of the New York Clearing House, the Securities Industry Association, and the Federal Reserve are developing coordinated contingency plans for the Year 2000 and will act as liaison with other industry groups addressing contingency planning on behalf of banks, securities firms, exchanges, clearance and settlement organizations, regulators, and international markets.
The city's water suppliers, including the Metropolitan Water District and Calleguas Water District and Ventura County Waterworks, have confirmed their computer systems are Y2K compliant and that they have contingency plans in place.
According to Cutting Edge Information's study, 14% of participating companies indicated that during a drug's First 12-to-18 Months on the market, the global brand team typically develops contingency plans to discontinue selling the product.