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Managed care The reason a hospital does what it does
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mission

Managed care Why a hospital does what it does. See Mission statement Social medicine A facility with 100–150 beds, which provides nightly accommodations and meals for single–usually homeless persons–usually ♂. ;. See Homelessness, Runaway, Shelter.
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The qualitative data was analyzed using Colaizzi's method to highlight the psychological processes of the missionaries, and the primary purpose was to clarify implications for missionary member care.
Member care is] the ongoing investment of resources by mission agencies, churches and other mission organizations for the nurture and development of missionary personnel.
LDS missionary service also means global engagement.
During the peak decades of Irish involvement in the missionary movement to the developing world and though living elsewhere, Irish missionaries were a fundamental part of Irish society at home.
In other words, their impact was more a product of interplay between their missionary and cultural visions and suppositions and the realities they encountered on the ground.
The frequent quoting of scripture reflects the way in which Morgan was using a Biblical lens to interpret his missionary vocation within the Waikato context.
Gertrude Howe, an unmarried missionary in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century China, adopted a Chinese girl, Kang Cheng.
The cost of a missionary returning from the field early is estimated at 2V2 times the yearly salary (Lindquist, 1982).
Samuel Tomlinson, 19, plans to become a missionary in Dublin for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
The missionary enterprise has always been the SBC's cornerstone of operations.
Following this principle of geographical specificity, Johnston does well to develop her study of missionary texts by considering the unique features of writing produced by missionaries in select regions: India, Polynesia, and Australia.
The missionary effort of the Church toward this group has been, at least on the surface, a failure.

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