center of excellence


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center of excellence

a tertiary or quaternary health care provider that is identified as the most expert and cost efficient and produces the best outcomes. Also called center of quality.
Academia A hospital or medical center recognized by its peers in the medical community as providing high quality health care in one or more specialties
Tertiary care A hospital designated by Medicare as one for which it will reimburse expenses for a particular procedure—e.g., liver transplantation—based on that center’s higher than average rate of success

center of excellence

Tertiary care A hospital designated by Medicare as one in which it will reimburse expenses for a particular procedure–eg, liver transplantation, based on that center's higher than average rate of success

cen·ter of ex·cel·lence

(sen'tĕr ek'sĕ-lĕns)
A colloquial, jargonistic, and vastly overused term for any health care facility that is reputed, by means of public survey or in the opinion of the facility itself, to be superior in one or more ways to other such care facilities.
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Army is transforming the Signal Center of (Excellence into the Cyber Center of Excellence to prepare our military personnel to meet challenges in cyberspace and,
In addition, the Center of Excellence is adapting all asynchronous online courses to onsite active learning workshops and online self-paced courses.
The six universities selected to receive a center of excellence include the University of South Florida; Florida Atlantic University; University of Florida (two centers); University of Central Florida; and Florida State University.
The new Design Center of Excellence will give Avnet customers access to the resources they need to drive product development in one place, said Mallick.
Robinson is the Defense Supply Center, Columbus, DMSMS Center of Excellence program manager.
Matthew McFadden, Director of the CSRA Cyber Center of Excellence.
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