Error, mistake, screwup A euphemism for a booboo of biblical/near-biblical magnitude that is indefensible but, because it is systemic, is the type of error that can be corrected in the future. See Medical error.
According to Equitant Chairman and CEO Barry Rand, "As we continue to target selected industry sectors for market penetration, we see tremendous opportunity for improvement across consumer manufacturers that intersect with retail distribution channels.
The Committee believes the recent increase in worldwide steel prices has provided an immediate opportunity for improvement in the company's liquidity situation, and, at the same time, brightened the company's long-term prospects, particularly in view of the substantial reductions that can be made to the company's cost structure.
This group of 11 conditions - acid-related stomach disorders, atrial fibrillation, decubitus ulcer, fibromyalgia, hepatitis C, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, low back pain, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and urinary incontinence - affects a significant percentage of the population and provides major opportunity for improvement in health-care quality and cost.
While these are important areas to consumers, insurance companies are only doing an average job at satisfying them; therefore, these areas, along with keeping policyholders informed during the claims process, provide the greatest opportunity for improvement," Forkin said.