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mission statement

A formal “writ” by an organisation indicating its primary odbjective—e.g., the Royal College of Pathologists Mission Statement: “To promote excellence in the practice of pathology and to be responsible for maintaining standards through training assessments, examinations and professional development, to the benefit of the public.”

mission statement

Managed care A formal 'writ' by an organization, indicating its raison d'etre. See TQM.
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