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bundling

Informatics
The practice of combining a number of electronic journals, usually produced by one publisher for one reduced price.

Managed care
The consolidation of 2 or more services, supplies, drugs or other resources into fewer categories for payment purposes.

Pharmaceutical industry
A term of art referring to an attempt by a pharmaceutical company to link the availability of a drug to a mandatory (and for-profit) monitoring system, in order to reduce the liability from a well-known and potentially fatal side effect of that drug. The only drug that has been thusfar “bundled” is clozapine; 1–2% of clozapine-treated patients develop potentially fatal agranulocytosis.

bundling

Managed care The consolidation of 2 or more services–bundled service, supplies, drugs or other resources into fewer categories for payment–bundled payment. See Ancillary packaging, Significant procedure packaging. Cf Unbundling.

bundling

(bŭn′dlīng)
A mandatory system of drug distribution involving monitoring and reporting side effects to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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This report researches the worldwide Bundling Stretch Wrap market size (value, capacity, production and consumption) in key regions like North America, Europe, China and Japan.
This study categorizes the global Bundling Stretch Wrap breakdown data by manufacturers, region, type and application, also analyzes the market status, market share, growth rate, future trends, market drivers, opportunities and challenges, risks and entry barriers, sales channels, distributors and Porter's Five Forces Analysis.
Specifically, the bundle condition has a significant effect on consumption norms (b = .34, p < .05) and consumption norms has a significant impact on the number of calories ordered (b = 53.81, p < .001), suggesting that bundling results in greater perceptions of consumption norms; thus, resulting in additional calories ordered.
Consistent with H1a and H1b, the results reveal an effect of bundling on purchase intentions and amount of calories ordered.
This difference in tastes (measured in transportation costs) implies that the own price effect in one market is lower than in the other, which critically differentiates this paper from the others in which demand parameters are assumed to be the same in both markets before and after bundling. This difference generates the profitability of pure bundling in the current framework because pure bundling makes both products' own price effect equally low.
Section II outlines the benchmark case prior to bundling. In Section III, we compare two different ways to bundle, namely, a strategic alliance and a merger.
The plans will appear bundled, from a participant standpoint, says Kirk, but the specialist firms will wrap other services around the bundling.
On the other hand, during the bundling operation when gate delimbing was not utilized, slash movement consumed only about 7 percent of total productive skidding time.
So far only one appellate court has explicitly addressed the AMC bundling test.
When [eta] is not very high the bundling sub-game has the structure of a prisoner's dilemma.
The term contract bundling is a specific procurement practice--defined by statute as the act of combining two or more requirements previously purchased under separate small business contracts into one consolidated contract that is unsuitable for small business due to size, geographic disbursement, or specialized capabilities and capacity (Federal Register [section]13 C.F.R.
While purchasing managers and buyers have performed bundling (a.k.a., aggregating, lotting and combining) for centuries, little systematic discussion or evaluation has taken place concerning this practice.