RVU


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relative value unit (RVU)

a comparable service measure used by hospitals to permit comparison of the amounts of resources required to perform various services within a single department or between departments. It is determined by assigning weight to such factors as personnel time, level of skill, and sophistication of equipment required to render patient services. RVUs are a common method of physician bonus plans based partially on productivity.

RVU

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RVU

Abbreviation for relative value unit.
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This is about 17 percent less than the dollar adjusted RVU E&M amount for beneficiaries assigned to primary physicians.
Comentario: se sospecha el RVU en ninos con ITU recurrentes y con evidencia en la ecografia de hidronefrosis, cicatrices renales u otras anormalidades en el tracto urinario.
Diversos estudios han mostrado la prevalencia del RVU en hermanos (entre el 27% y el 34%); pero se ha establecido que este porcentaje aumenta claramente en ninos cuyos padres han presentado esta entidad (66%) [9-10].
RVU is a client/server-based technology that allows the television viewer to experience a consistent, pixel accurate server-generated user interface on various consumer electronics devices.
89 RVU for the cassava starches with TMS 30572 having the lowest value of 335.
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Using the Remote User Interface technology developed by the RVU Alliance, DIRECTV customers will be able to direct content to multiple television sets in a home, employing one server.
Samsung and DIRECTV are founding members of the RVU Alliance.
Specialits and primary care doctors do not require different models than the work RVU Tifunovic says.
RVU: RVU (relative value unit) represents the level of effort, expertise, and resources required for medical procedures.