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policy

 [pol´ĭ-se]
a plan of activity or behavior that serves some end such as being expedient or beneficial.
health care policy subfield of political science covering the making and implementing of decisions by public administrators and elected legislators to improve the health and well-being of the public.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

policy

A statement of intent by an organisation to follow a particular course of action.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

policy

Health insurance A contractual agreement between an insurer and insured, which sets forth the rights and obligations of both parties to the agreement. See Any willing provider policy, Claims made policy, Commercial policy, Major hospitalization policy, Occurrence policy, Trolley car policy, Wrap-around policy Vox populi A series of rules or guidelines promulgated by an authorizing body. See Federal policy, General policy, Guidelines, HISP policy, Local Medicare review policy, No nit policy, Mexico City policy, PHS policy, Zero tolerance policy.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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IT departments must be familiar with the development and the parameters of the organization's Internet usage policy so they will be better equipped to:
SCU's Gallagher says that although her school does have an Internet usage policy, "it doesn't meet the needs of today's world," and efforts are under way to update it.
Even if you've implemented employee monitoring, filtered traffic from "off limits" web sites, and had every employee sign an Internet usage policy, you are still likely to have an Internet misuse problem.
The first step to eliminating Internet misuse is to implement an Internet usage policy. The purpose is to inform employees of your company's stand on the Internet's use at work and to let your employees know that misuse will not be tolerated.
* Establish an official e-mail and Internet usage policy.
In June of that year, the CIA issued an Internet usage policy. The policy stipulated that employees were only to use the Internet for official government business and that periodic audits of employee Internet use would be conducted to ensure compliance.
Content Technologies, an expert in Internet content security has warned that companies without a clear Internet usage policy could face legal challenges from staff sacked for unauthorised or inappropriate Internet usage.

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