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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.
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First, we form a combined sample that includes the blue-chip index constituents from France, Germany, and the UK and compare them with the combined sample including all mid-cap index constituents from the three countries.
This means that when choosing between investments in blue-chip and mid-cap indices as a proxy for the constituents' size, they need to know whether aggregate degrees of internationalization show significant differences between indices.