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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).

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.

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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Government colleges, though, are sweating the high affiliation fees in times of extreme austerity apart from concerns over low enrollment rates since most of the students have already enrolled in the conventional two-year programme.
Irum Nazir, a voter of NA-52 said, 'My father has a very strong affiliation with Jamat-i-Islami so we all family members never dare to vote for any other political party earlier but this time we all brothers and sisters are given chance to follow our own will and we have decided to vote for PTI'.
On the other hand, the alleged corrupt motives and practices underpinning such unusually large affiliations by a relatively new provincial university are a particular focus of NAB investigations, which were formally launched in February by the probing agencys governing gody headed by NAB Chairman Justice Javed Iqbal.
"We are happy to be renewing our affiliation with Sinclair and Cunningham in these four markets and look forward to continued collaboration to provide high quality NBC broadcast content to complement each station's local news and programming," said Jean Dietze, President of Affiliate Relations for NBC Broadcasting.
Anyone who has attempted to use keywords to search for an institution's publications will appreciate the simplicity of an "affiliation identifier" search.
CVS Health said affiliations with the National Black Nurses Association and the National Association of Hispanic Nurses should help the company establish workforce development programs and strategies that facilitate multicultural talent acquisition to advance its diverse nursing populations through education, training and colleague engagement.
(Nasdaq: SBGI), said they have announced long-term affiliation renewals for stations covering 23 Sinclair owned and/or operated markets across the country.
Affiliations aren't built for short-term gain, explains Sean Mulvihill, a surgeon and Chief Executive Officer of University of Utah Medical Group.
CVS now has affiliations with more than 40 major health systems nationwide.
Their results suggest that Wikipedia users who declare political loyalties consider their identity as being 'Wikipedian' stronger than their political affiliations. ( ANI )
SK&A enhanced its database of affiliations by surveying more than 235,000 U.S.
* What's Ahead: As mutual insurers face capital pressures, affiliations and alliances will become a more viable option.