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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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To conclude this basic introduction to the bundling economics issue, let us note that, in practice, firms' bundling offers are traditionally broken down into two distinct categories: horizontal bundles which aim to combine different services within a unified package, and vertical bundles which involve developing value-added services around a core service.
To cover the multiple dimensions of bundling practices in IT sectors, and to investigate the various points of view on its potential impact, this issue of Communications & Strategies contains four articles, two interviews and a background paper.
A recent National Exchange Carrier Association (NECA) white paper on rural telco bundling states that, unless companies are "able to stem the exodus of traffic from the public switched network by offering innovative services designed to meet the needs of their increasingly more sophisticated and diverse customers, they could go out of business.
Wynn also suggests making a lot of noise to policy makers who may not be aware of the adverse impact bundling has on small businesses and the economy.
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Pros and cons of service bundling for incumbent telcos
Bundling can be especially hazardous above the electrical panel, where many wires converge and the loads are concentrated.
SharperLending builds partnerships with companies that share common industry goals, and Capital Title recognizes that bundling ancillary services together is a necessary step toward paperless mortgages," said Dave Black, president of SharperLending.
Bundling Strategies in the US Residential Market" (#IN0401745IA), examines provider strategy, as well as consumer demand, for bundled services.
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