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A slang term for a patient who is admitted repeatedly to the same hospital for the same non-resolving cluster of symptoms

frequent flyer

Hospital practice A popular term for a Pt who is regularly admitted to a particular ER or health care facility, for various reasons
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A new white paper - "Spinning Off Frequent Flyer Programs in Turbulent Times" - issued by the loyalty marketing expert Evert de Boer, senior director, Global Airline Practice, Carlson Marketing, explores the pros and cons of spinning off frequent flyer programs in light of the current economic climate.
Carlson Marketing itself is renowned for its innovative work in the airline sector on customer loyalty, most recently pioneering the redefinition of the frequent flyer program concept for a number of airlines, to achieve greater customer engagement and competitive advantage.
Swiss International has decided the first week of June 2004 not to proceed with the envisaged integration of its Swiss TravelClub frequent flyer program into the Executive Club, its counterpart at British Airways, under the present conditions.
Further information about airberlin s frequent flyer program is available online at airberlin.
Copa and Continental also share a strategic alliance partnership that includes joint participation in Continental's award-winning frequent flyer program, OnePass(R).
Further information about the airberlin frequent flyer program is available online at airberlin.
We will continue to work with our partners to provide an expanded network for our customers and offer more opportunities to be rewarded and recognised through our Velocity Frequent Flyer Program, Ms Crompton said.
For the fourth time in succession, airberlin s frequent flyer program, topbonus, has been named the frequent flyer program offering the largest number of award flight seats.
Members of Copa Airlines' OnePass(R) frequent flyer program can earn 2,000 additional miles by buying their tickets online.
Li added that the new property -- recently opened in August this year -- "is the first Marriott-managed resort to open in China and we are pleased to have this ultra-luxurious property as part of the China Southern Airlines Sky Pearl Club, the largest frequent flyer program in China.
As a result of Delta's decision to sever ties with ANA, the two carriers are expected to discontinue frequent flyer programs that offer free tickets and other benefits to repeat customers on each other's flights.
Frequent Flyer Programs Are Ballooning Out Of Control," Barrons, September 7, 1990, p.