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mission statement

A formal “writ” by an organisation indicating its primary odbjective—e.g., the Royal College of Pathologists Mission Statement: “To promote excellence in the practice of pathology and to be responsible for maintaining standards through training assessments, examinations and professional development, to the benefit of the public.”
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

mission statement

Managed care A formal 'writ' by an organization, indicating its raison d'etre. See TQM.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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As a clear mission statements is needed before alternative strategies can be formulated and implemented.
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