alternate delivery system

alternate delivery system

Any health service format that is more cost-effective than that provided in an inpatient and/or acute care hospital setting—e.g., skilled and intermediary nursing facilities, hospice programs and in-home services.

alternate delivery system

Health insurance Health services that are more cost-effective than in inpatient, acute care hospitals, such as skilled and intermediary nursing facilities, hospice programs, and in-home services
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Recognizing that "in a competitive market, you have to have very sharp arrows in your quiver," Shepherd also has consolidated sales and delivery operations under two of its five operating units, the Greater Detroit Newspaper Network (GDNN) and Alternate Delivery System (ADS).
Recent problems with EAS nationwide have raised questions about the need for an alternate delivery system.
By providing an alternate delivery system to European refineries, the CTPL complements, rather than competes with, other pipeline routes being proposed to deliver Caspian Area crude oil to the market.
Starting August 19, 2001, Alternate Delivery System (ADS) will hand-deliver polybags door to door in Southeast Michigan with an unprecedented ability to target down to block group level.
Gosin said that the group is concerned about the quality of and access to medical care to be provided under Prudential's alternate delivery system.
Bryce Rx Laboratories, Inc, specializes in the formulation of drugs that are not commercially available, require alternate delivery systems and dosing changes.
MacKelvie is a national speaker, teacher and author on the legal and financial issues that impact hospitals, healthcare systems, home health organizations, and alternate delivery systems.
Alternate delivery systems containing unstable drug-diluent mixtures need to be frozen or to accomplish a commercially feasible shelf life.
Through creative partnerships and collaborative initiatives, they have developed alternate delivery systems for many of their traditional services.
Among some of the initial areas of focus of this alliance will be the development of accountable care models to better manage costly chronic conditions and the expansion of alternate delivery systems, such as telemedicine to encourage wellness and prevention and, provide access to health care for residents in rural areas.
Under government-mandated action, all full-powered television stations are required to switch to digital programming by June 12, 2009, which could leave viewers without a television signal unless they purchase digital television sets, connect to cable, satellite, and alternate delivery systems or purchase a converter box.
Sublingual delivery, though often faster and more efficient than alternate delivery systems, is presently underutilized in the OTC product category.

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