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horizontal integration

Managed care An informal network of providers of like service and/or with hospitals that form an integrated health delivery system. Cf Vertical integration.
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It was found that performance variables such as entry type, horizontal integration, genre, original content programming, in-house production programming, HDTV content programming, cable TV carry [42], satellite TV carry, and DMB carry have a strong relationship with the survival condition of a PP.
Vertical and horizontal integration provide for more products and processes across a consolidated cost structure.
One of IBS's horizontal integration partners echoed Weller's comments.
Review and comment on industry-wide frameworks which will support horizontal integration of platforms and systems.
The BAS software is then released to all other BASs for development and incorporation in their respective software to ensure horizontal integration.
SI International announced recently that it has been selected as prime contractor to provide technical support to the Headquarters Air Force Space Command Directorate of Requirements (HQ AFSPC/DR) in meeting its objectives of the Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) Horizontal Integration (AAHINT).
Citing a Writer's Guild of America statement on harmful vertical and horizontal integration in television, he notes that Norman Lear (and his colleague Bud Yorkin) made two pilots for ABC of the controversial series All in the Family.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of horizontal integration (e.
A buyer's willingness to pay a substantial premium for a business could reflect a strong desire to enter a certain market or industry, or the value associated with vertical or horizontal integration.
That's why looking at specific media sectors fails to convey the extent or the nature of the system today, for no longer are media firms intent on horizontal integration.
If you have horizontal integration, you can control your destiny and costs,'' Bannister added.
Horizontal integration refers to a broad range of behavioral services that affect as many primary care patients as possible with brief, general psychosocial services.

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