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Absence of interruption, a succession of parts intimately united, for example, the unbroken conjunction of cells and structures that make up a single bone of the skull. Compare: contiguity.
[L. continuus, continued]
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continuity of care

A generic term referring to non-disruption of care provided to a patient in the UK throughout his/her care journey.

A general term for the uninterrupted management of a patient who passes from one doctor to another.
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Absence of interruption, a succession of parts intimately united, e.g., the unbroken conjunction of cells and structures that make up a single bone of the skull.
Compare: contiguity
[L. continuus, continued]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


the principle in taxonomy that continued usage of a particular scientific name should have priority over date of publication. Normally in scientific classification the date of publication has priority.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005


Uninterrupted and successive.
Mentioned in: Tai Chi
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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This alliance will better equip IBP to provide trainings and certification examinations for Business Continuity Professionals at banks across Pakistan.
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"Life Continuity is committed to build and maintain upon healthy choices, therefore, we are very enthusiastic for this agreement and we promise we will provide our full-time services and best efforts on behalf of this partnership," said Eric Lachapelle, CEO of PECB.
The study by the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), supported by the Retail Business Continuity Association (RBCA), also showed that among firms that do have a policy in place, fewer than half have key performance indicators attached, making it difficult to assess whether the policy is effective.
Tucker presents students, academics, researchers, and professionals working in a wide variety of contexts with a comprehensive introduction to business continuity. The author has organized the main body of his text in ten chapters devoted to the history of business continuity, understanding the standards, building a business continuity capability, emergency management, preparedness, and response, business impact analysis, risk assessment, mitigation and business continuity strategy, business continuity plans and procedures, orientation, exercising, and testing, and continuous improvement.
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While this number may seem low, it highlights the challenge businesses face of balancing the potential risks and losses with the investments required to effectively deploy a business continuity solution.

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