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message

Informatics
The basic unit of data transferred between information systems, which is comprised of blocks of information sent in a defined sequence. Each message is identified by a 3-character code under HD7, which defines its purpose—e.g., the Admission, Discharge and Transfer (ADT) message type is used to transmit patient ADT data from one system to another.
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Too many of us are not getting the message,'' said U.
Fred Fletcher, BWP assistant general manager, said he had no specific figures, but thought that residents and larger users seem to be getting the message to turn the lights off.
The right typestyles and spacing can help viewers read a sign easily and quickly -- a key factor in getting the message across to passing drivers.
The kids are getting the message of what cigarettes can do to you,'' said Obregon, who supervised 15 students painting an anti-smoking ``Don't Be a Butthead'' mural on campus.
We are getting the message across, but we would like it to happen a lot faster.
The company is honored to be participating in getting the message of health out to the general public.