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expected outcome

1. The anticipated results of a therapeutic intervention.
2. The anticipated findings of a scientific investigation. Expected outcomes are most useful when they are described in precisely defined terms.
See also: outcome
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Fortunately, finance and statistics provides an objective definition of risk that fits the bill perfectly: risk is the variation from the expected outcome over time.
However, 54 percent of the microlender recipient reports did not meet the criteria for promoting public understanding of award activities and expected outcomes due to the brevity of the narrative descriptions.
These knowledge/skills changes were directly related to the expected outcomes.
Such studies employ large databases to assess the rates at which expected outcomes of care actually are being achieved.
Depending on the needs of the resident, the plan of care and expected outcomes vary.
An enterprise-wide understanding of how the client is advancing through the sales cycle and what specifically needs to happen to move the opportunity forward leads to expected outcomes and forecast accuracy.
The expected outcomes of this new treatment option include decreased procedural times and shorter hospital stays.
By allowing organizations to address significant incidences of losses and to fully understand the potential risks they are exposed to, we can help them prevent large losses and reduce expected outcomes.
Ultimately, the expected outcomes of this research program include 1) the generation of cutting-edge science, 2) the development of local and national networks of children's environmental health research professionals, and 3) peer-reviewed data relevant to better understanding vulnerability and risk.
over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the quote in the fifth paragraph should read, "Our research validated that a gulf exists between the expected outcomes of sales performance initiatives and the ability of home-grown, Excel-based sales compensation systems to affect those outcomes," stated David Fritz, president of Growth Solutions.
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