special population

special population

A subset of a study population—e.g., geriatric, diabetic—of particular interest, which is included in a clinical trial to ensure that specific characteristics are considered in interpretation of data.
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The text can be used as a resource for the Certified Special Population Specialist certification examination.
6 July 2016 - US-based health care and special population management company Magellan Health, Inc.
A provider of complex care and special population management, Magellan Health, Inc.
Magellan Health is a healthcare management company that focuses on fast-growing, complex and high-cost areas of healthcare, with an emphasis on special population management.
However, with the assistance of stakeholders, Utah found the support and funding to embark on the creation of a 300-bed parole violator center to better address the root needs of this special population that so desperately needs to remedy addictions.
The 20th Annual Western Migrant Stream Forum was held February 16-18, 2011, in Oakland, California in partnership with the Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Office of Special Population Health.
Our goal is to provide a unique service for this special population dear to us all".
We have created an atmosphere and programming conducive to meeting the needs of this special population.
These programming measures allow Green River to better meet the needs of its special population, thus, appealing to a niche market.
The usefulness of the harm reduction philosophy with this special population is considered in detail.

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