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processing

 [pros´es-ing]
the subjecting of something to a series of operations or events to produce desired changes.
sensory processing the ability to interpret sensory stimuli, a performance component of occupational therapy.

pro·cess·ing

(prō'ses-ing),
1. Posttranslational modification of proteins, particularly secretory proteins and proteins targeted for membranes or specific cellular locations. Synonym(s): trafficking
2. Posttranscriptional modification of polynucleic acids.

processing

Managed care See Electronic claims processing Neurology See Natural language processing.

pro·cess·ing

(pros'es-ing)
The activity of effecting a series of changes in something so as to achieve a particular result.

pro·cess·ing

(pros'es-ing)
The activity of effecting a series of changes in something so as to achieve a particular result.

processing (pros´esing),

n in dentistry, the term that usually refers to the procedure of bringing about polymerization of appliances or working to the end product in denture or radiographic production.
processing, denture,
n the conversion of a wax pattern of a denture or trial denture into a denture with a base made of another material, such as acrylic resin. See also process.
processing tank,

processing

exposure to a set of processes.

feed processing
includes mechanical (crushing, crimping) thermal (boiling, exploding) chemical (acid or alkali treatment) and combinations of these.
meat processing
meat being exposed to any one of a series of curing or preserving processes such as salting, wet pickling, drying, cooking and canning, sausage manufacture, ham curing.
x-ray film processing
developing and fixing an exposed x-ray film. Some of this work is now done in automatic machines.

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Q. I had sugery on a fractured heel what is the recovery process? Wanting to meet people who are going thru this now or have already recovered from this injury. What should I expect?

A. Hey doyen_98, I was wondering how the recovery was coming along. How long ago have you had the surgery?

Q. What is the process a general physician would use to diagnose adult ADHD? I'm have an appointment with my primary care physician to be screened for adult ADHD. Does anyone know what he will do in order to test and diagnose me?

A. Actually I was just diagnosed with ADHD. I'm 57. My doctor sent me to a phyciatrist, and he asked me several questions. Gave me a scrip and want to see me back in a month. I answered 26 questions, and he rated on my answers.

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It will assure that suppliers' plans and processes are capable of meeting customer outcomes and are effectively executed; and that the process interfaces that drive product quality are identified and operating effectively.
This method helps DCMA engineers to identify and prioritize the most critical supplier processes; to evaluate those processes objectively relative to industry's best practices as defined in the CMMI; to identify suppliers' process strengths and weaknesses and the impact on product and program performance; and to assess program and product risk--along with other measures, such as earned value and technical performance measurements--and predict future program outcomes.
As of August 7, 2004, the Milwaukee office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago no longer processes checks, and banks served by that office have been reassigned to the Reserve Bank's head office.
As of August 28, 2004, the Columbia office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond no longer processes checks, and banks served by that office have been reassigned to that Reserve Bank's Charlotte office.
The internal process perspective identifies the critical few processes that are expected to have the greatest impact on the strategy.
The objectives in this perspective identify which jobs (human capital), which systems (information capital), and what kind of climate (organization capital) are required to support the value-creating internal processes.
Therefore, it is important to implement processes in a stepwise, incremental fashion, with tight, simple, feedback loops.
Multiple flavors of BSP services exist because the level of automation varies across business processes and because clients require different levels of service from their service providers.
As a result, customer processes create new or additional value for Wal-Mart's customers that translates into financial gains for its stores.
It can also be integrated via an external payment processing module that performs an auto-export of outstanding invoices, processes the payments, then reconciles accounts for all transactions.
Over 50 percent of Gartner clients admit that their processes to handle IT change activity are not effective in communicating and coordinating those changes occurring within their production environment.
The technology is currently installed at Protein Solutions, LLC, located in Joplin, Missouri, where the technology effectively processes and dehydrates poultry products into highly nutritional and shelf stable products.