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CMS

abbreviation for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Formerly called the Health Care Financing Administration.

CMS

Abbreviation for:
cardiomyopathy syndrome
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
children’s medical services
chorioamniotic membrane separation
chronic maxillary sinusitis
chronic mountain sickness
clinical management support (Medspeak-UK)
clinical management system
Community Midwifery Service (Medspeak-UK)
complement-mediated solubilisation
congenital mitral stenosis
congenital myasthenic syndromes
Content Management System, see there (Medspeak-UK)
contract management system (Medspeak-UK)

CMS

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, formerly HCFA, Health Care Financing Administration. See Managed care.

CMS

Abbreviation for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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A planned comparison of the Peers and Possible Selves subscales was conducted to see if a temporal distinction was being measured by the RSCS.
The strength of RSCS content was ascertained, and the constructs measured by the scale were found to be robust.
However, retaining the two versions of the RSCS may be advantageous for longitudinal studies of the self, which require a test-retest design.
No significant relationships were found between RSCS subscales.
The level of independence between RSCS subscales found in the present study disputes the notion that adolescents seek to unify various elements of the self to form a coherent picture of self-worth.
In light of the failure to establish a distinct global self-concept factor within the RSCS, it is possible to find instances where global self failed to register as a separate factor in other measures.
Tener una trayectoria historica de preocupacion por el medioambiente y los asuntos sociales, como tambien una tradicion de seleccion etica de proveedores, aumenta la facilidad con que una organizacion acepta la idea de trabajar con RSCS.
El exito de la implementacion de politicas de RSCS depende, en gran medida, de la aceptacion y disposicion de los integrantes de la cadena para adoptar los requerimientos de dichas politicas dentro de su organizacion.
La implementacion de RSCS tiene implicaciones en la gestion de las empresas, en el sentido en que se pueden usar efectiva y simultaneamente diferentes herramientas de gestion para lograr que los socios de la cadena de suministro se involucren en mayor medida; se pueden establecer requerimientos escritos, implementar actividades de comunicacion e informacion, asi como planes de formacion y monitoreo del desempeno del proveedor a traves de listas de chequeo o por inspecciones directas y preferir las relaciones de largo plazo y de tipo colaborativo.
En el proceso de implementacion de politicas y practicas de RSCS tambien es importante considerar el factor clave del tamano de las empresas.
La implementacion de politicas de RSCS permite unificar las relaciones entre los integrantes, basandose en la confianza y el intercambio permanente de informacion.
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