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mean

[mēn]
an average; a number that in some sense represents the central value of a set of numbers.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mean

(mēn),
A statistical measurement of central tendency or average of a set of values, usually assumed to be the arithmetic mean unless otherwise specified.
[M.E., mene fr. O.Fr., fr. L. medianus, in the middle]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mean

Statistics
noun The sum of the values of all observations or data points divided by the number of observations; an arithmetical average; the central tendency of a collection of numbers, which is a sum of the numbers divided by the amount of numbers the collection.

Types
• Population mean (µ).
• Sample mean (x-bar).

Vox populi-UK
adjective Stingy; miserly; unwilling to share.

Vox populi-US

mean

Statistics The sum of values divided by number of values. See Arithmetric mean, Geometric mean, Weighted mean.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

mean

(mēn)
A statistical measurement of central tendency or average of a set of values, usually assumed to be the arithmetic mean unless otherwise specified.
[M.E., mene fr. O.Fr., fr. L. medianus, in the middle]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

mean

see ARITHMETIC MEAN.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

mean

(mēn)
Statistical measurement of central tendency or average of a set of values, usually assumed to be arithmetic mean.
[M.E., mene fr. O.Fr., fr. L. medianus, in the middle]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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As such, he said meaningful banking can be embodied in five of Metrobank's missions-help people save, open up platforms that will allow them to manage their accounts anytime and anywhere, help them make suitable investments, fund their aspirations such as through car or home loans as well as grow their businesses and serve cash management needs.
Irvin is still a key supporter of Meaningful Summers and suggested the group dedicate its fundraising efforts this year to Aurora's Simply Destinee, a dance team that promotes suicide awareness.
While Eodice, Geller, & Lerner note agency may be a possible outcome of a meaningful writing project, they suggest engagement, the framework discussed in Chapter 3, is first essential for meaningfulness to be realized.
Meaningful Use is set to continue as-is post-2016 for EHs because MACRA impacts only EPs.
"With that said, just because providers found meaningful use stage 2 hard doesn't by itself make it a bad program."
The fact that CMS does not have the authority to remove meaningful use without an act of legislation is something that cannot be understated, agrees Naomi Levinthal, senior consultant, research and insights at Washington, D.C.-based The Advisory Board Company.
In doing this, the CMS sought to remove the "checkbox processes" that have become a much-maligned hallmark of meaningful use.
"The time constraints imposed on doctors and hospitals are inflexible and simply unmanageable--and this is evident by the dreadful Stage 2 meaningful use attestation numbers released by CMS," Rep.
Approximately half of all pediatricians (53%) said their main practice EHRs met the functional criteria for Stage 1 of meaningful use, though only 45% said their main practice applied for meaningful use incentives, Dr.
Because of a confluence of factors, a certain subset of physicians who engaged in meaningful use of electronic health records for the first time this year will not be able to attest to their participation by the Oct.
The final part of the work centers on naturalist theories that hold that certain ways of living are sufficient to make human life meaningful. Metz argues against what he takes to be the more plausible versions of naturalism in the literature as a prelude to introducing his own naturalist position which he calls "fundamentality theory," a view that purportedly best accounts for the meaningfulness and unity of the good, the true, and the beautiful.
Meaningful Objects for the Home encompasses Gaxiola's bedding I collections--Tidal, Buho and Angel--along with her Soft Rock Glasses, La Loteria Casual Dinnerware, Agua Formal Dinnerware and La Mano Flatware.

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