blue chip


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to blue chip: Blue Chip Companies

blue chip

A small flat plastic chit with embossed lettering which contains basic patient demographics, including name, medical record number, date of birth, date of admission, physician of record, type of insurance, room number, etc., which is “swiped” in a credit card-like fashion on orders for lab work, imaging, billing, and other inpatient procedures.
References in periodicals archive ?
If the FOMC and Blue Chip forecasts were exactly the same, they would lie on the 45-degree line shown.
Although the FOMC inflation forecasts were more accurate than the Blue Chip forecasts, they were not far apart.
On behalf of the entire team, I'd like to thank the shareholders, who founded Blue Chip Holidays, for their vision and unfaltering support since we welcomed our first guests in 2000 and look forward to an exciting phase under our new ownership.
Blue Chip also implemented their Flexible Managed Service, ensuring that Crescent were fully supported 24/7, 365 days a year should any issues with other aspects of their IT arise, yet only pay for any time they used; a service which was both cost-effective and highly available.
Prior to closing on the property, the Hadars brought in the Blue Chip group, which invested $12 million in the property.
While the Fund cannot make a final determination as to the source of the distribution until it completes its reorganization into the Westcore Blue Chip Fund, it anticipates that the source of the distribution will be from net investment income.
Small- to medium-sized businesses sometimes may not have the budget or even the need to employ a full-time member of staff to handle their IT needs, which is when they turn to Blue Chip.
Within a few months, KOLL, as leasing and managing agent for the Class A properties, raised the occupancy to 90 percent in the three buildings, negotiating leases with blue chip tenants including 247,000 square feet to Merrill Lynch and 225,000 square feet to AT&T.
The former Blue Chip shareholders are suing Berkshire because they say they were cheated out of a chance to own its stock - which has since risen astronomically - when their company was sold to the giant holding company back in 1983.
We've continued to focus on service excellence and customer retention," commented Richard Cook, Managing Director of Blue Chip.
The strength was in blue chips rather than the broad list,'' said Larry Wachtel, a market analyst at Prudential Securities.
If the reorganization is approved by Blue Chip Value Fund shareholders, the final dividend or capital gains distribution, if any, declared and paid immediately prior to the closing of the reorganization will be paid to Blue Chip Value Fund shareholders entirely in cash, even to those shareholders who participate in the dividend reinvestment plan.