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shared services

administrative, clinical, or other service functions that are common to two or more hospitals or other health care facilities and that are used jointly or cooperatively by them.

shared services,

n.pl the administrative, clinical, or other service functions that are common to two or more hospitals or their health care facilities and used jointly or cooperatively by them.
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This shared services arrangement is implemented under a shared services contract setting forth the services, personnel, and equipment to be provided by the hospital to the subacute provider and fees charged.
The Shared Services & Outsourcing Forum will address these challenges by bringing together leading Shared Services executives from across the country, who will discuss how to transform traditional cost centers to models of extraordinary efficiency within the overall organization.
The event is specifically designed for shared services and strategic business leaders to help solve current challenges whilst also optimising the next wave of opportunities.
TIS will demonstrate our leading business service optimization solutions that leverage experience and expertise earned in over 20+ years working with leading BPOs and shared service centers across the globe, including Xerox, Williams Lea, Fujitsu Services, Accenture and more.
The research reveals that CFOs, Heads of Shared Services and Outsourcing are planning to concentrate their 2013 spending on creating new centres of excellence, benchmarking & metrics tools for their shared service centre and BPO activities and transactional processing services, with just under half of respondents also looking to invest in continuous improvement.
It aims to show participants how to construct a winning business case that generates support for the shared services concept.
Through a shared services approach, school business administrators can shift debt from the school budget to a municipal budget, which then provides municipalities with greater access to grants, including the "Safe Street to School" grant provided by the Department of Transportation, "Green Acres" grant and community development grants, that help offset costs, which are otherwise not available to the Boards of Education.
The move to shared services also allows an organization to rationalize the salary mix.
In fact, 59 percent of the shared services executives polled report to C-suite level officers, including their company's top finance, operations, human resources and information technology officers.
Lynda Atherton-Miles , Head of Shared Services Development, Alliance Boots
Traditionally, shared services centres (SSCs) either follow a global in-house centre (GIC) model, also commonly called 'captive,' which means they are a wholly-owned operating subsidiary, or shared services leaders opt for a third-party 'outsourced' model, governed by contractual obligations.

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