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A term referring to certain types of ratios vis-à-vis beneficiaries or service types rendered in a managed care setting


Managed care A term referring to certain types of ratios vis-á-vis beneficiaries or service types rendered in a managed care setting. See Case mix, Patient mix, Payer mix, Service mix.


(mĭks) [L. mixtus, to mix]
1. To put things, substances, or people together in solution, a collection, or an assembly, respectively.
2. The act of mixing.
3. A mixture of materials, as a cement mix, available in various proportions of ingredients.

Patient discussion about mix

Q. How long between allergy medication can I give a child cold medication? I gave my boyfriend’s son allergy medication and he also has a cold I wanted to know when I can give him cold mediation for his cold. He is 5 years old.

A. This is a question for a professional. Some medication react with others, you should call a Doctor or a pharmacist and ask them. And ask them if it’s o.. to give a cold medicine to a 5 year old. If it’s not a bad cold- you can treat it the old fashion way, steams, chicken soup, a lot of tea.

Q. What medications are forbidden to take with alcohol? And why is that?

A. I think this web page will give you something to think about:
apparently there are more drugs you shouldn’t mix with alcohol then I could think of…

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The following are suggested strategies that can be used by nurses, as well as physicians and pharmacists in an effort to prevent mix-ups between the conventional (non-lipid) and lipid-based formulations of amphotericin B:
The agency anticipates that medical gas mix-ups will be largely averted if (1) users can more readily identify portable cryogenic containers that contain medical gases, and (2) the gas-use-outlet connections on these containers cannot be easily removed other than by the manufacturers responsible for filling them.
As a cell makes copies of faulty DNA, it creates more faults, which themselves cause more mix-ups to occur, accelerating the mutation rate, notes Meyn.
This not only allows the drinker to express individuality, it also avoids bottle mix-ups and offers the chance for individuals to exchange messages.
Other bizarre mix-ups saw people identify Edinburgh as Istanbul, Newcastle as Sydney, Liverpool as Vancouver and Birmingham as Frankfurt.
The inevitable mix-ups of this menage a trois drive the plot to a fairly foregone conclusion.
Police have now assigned an officer to each family and their primary concern is to ensure no identity mix-ups occur when bodies are released.
And many have been awarded huge payouts for blunders such as undetected tumours, falls on hospital wards, medication mix-ups and allergic reactions.
She discovered more problems at the plant, such as drug mix-ups, incorrect dosages, cross-contamination and unsafe storage conditions.
This limited support is a result of a student-counselor ratio of 1,000 students for every counselor and the counselor's multifaceted job that must address discipline issues, scheduling, supervising testing programs, and administrative mix-ups.
This links monitoring data to a session and minimizes the risk of patient and result mix-ups.