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blue chip

A small flat plastic chit with embossed lettering which contains basic patient demographics, including name, medical record number, date of birth, date of admission, physician of record, type of insurance, room number, etc., which is “swiped” in a credit card-like fashion on orders for lab work, imaging, billing, and other inpatient procedures.
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We are excited by the FAA's decision," said Clint Stevens, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Blue-Chip UAS.
Among the few blue-chip companies attracting investor interest today was blue-chip engineering and aerospace group Smiths, which announced the pounds 495m sale of its polymers division to Swedish group Trelleborg.
Blue-chip computer stocks were mixed, with Dow component IBM losing 1.
Broader stock indicators lagged the blue-chip advance again, but still posted sizable gains as big-name technology and financial shares rallied back from a weeklong pounding.
By helping blue-chip Taiwan companies further sharpen their competitiveness, the new CNA-TSE-Business Wire collaboration is also expected to help Taiwan experience another economic takeoff," the premier said.
The performance of these Blue-Chip Select(TM) recommendations for 1999 was a whopping 29 percentage points better than the Dogs of the Dow (a 30.
Still, unlike the blue-chip indexes, gauges of smaller stocks have lost ground, on balance, so far this year.
The company serves a highly diversified customer base of blue-chip companies, focusing primarily on short-run, high-end promotional products such as direct mail pieces, brochures, product information and free standing inserts.
Our Blue-Chip Select(TM) program is trying to chose the best performers of the 30 Dow Industrials using our proprietary research.
Among blue-chip names, consumer-related stocks rose as investors decided that this week's economic data will not show sufficient inflation to warrant an increase in interest rates.
What better way to end a week themed with sector breakdowns than delving into the baron of blue-chip stocks?