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Affiliation

Academic medicine The association of a person, institution, or organisation with others; in US hospital parlance, an affiliation is a close tie of a health care facility to a medical school or university. In a symbiotic affiliation, the hospital gains prestige and resident physicians who provide patient care; the medical school gains a clinical teaching facility.
MedspeakUS A professional relationship, e.g., an employment relationship, a position as an independent contractor, or the granting of privileges by a health care facility or a health maintenance organisation (HMO).
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affiliation

Medical practice A professional relationship, including an employment relationship, a position as an independent contractor or granting of privileges by a health care facility or HMO See Hospital affiliation.
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affiliation

(ă-fi-lē-ā′shŏn) [L. affiliare, to adopt as one's child]
1. Membership in a larger organization.
2. Association. In nursing or medical education, the administrative merger of two hospitals or schools of nursing. This enables students to obtain specialized training and experience that might not otherwise be available to them.
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Education officials claimed that the varsity's affiliation and other fees are significantly higher as compared to other universities such as the Punjab University.
Such a strategy also fosters a deep understanding of each other's service ethos, customs, traditions and sharing of new operational concepts and the same is aptly described in the affiliation motto 'Victory through Jointness', Pandit said.
The affiliation is not an acquisition, rather it is a "collaboration," and staffs and physicians will continue working for their respective hospitals, officials said.
"We are looking forward to collaborating with Confluence Health in this affiliation and to build Moses Lake as a hub for healthcare services," Theresa Sullivan, Samaritan CEO said.
Voters who changed party affiliation by April 26 but still received incorrect ballots in the mail should wait for the second ballot with the correct party affiliation to arrive, Oregon Secretary of State Jeanne Atkins said.
Speaking of the new programme, Mohammed Hanzab, President of the ICSS and Founder of Save the Dream said: "This new Community Affiliation Programme is an important initiative for Save the Dream which will aim to reach out and make a real difference to lives of young people, as well local clubs, communities and broader society.
Anyone who has attempted to use keywords to search for an institution's publications will appreciate the simplicity of an "affiliation identifier" search.
When I entered the third year, we were told that Mewar University had withdrawn its affiliation and hence we will only receive diplomas," said a student on condition of anonymity.
(Nasdaq: SBGI), said they have announced long-term affiliation renewals for stations covering 23 Sinclair owned and/or operated markets across the country.
Formal affiliation opens the door to more resource-sharing, such as bulk drug discounts, back-office IT functions and out-licensing of the University's electronic health records system, EPIC.
Such experts are uniquely positioned to discuss the complex nature of SBA affiliation rules.
-- CVS Health says it has entered into clinical affiliations with three academic medical centers--the University of Maryland Medical System, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Health System.