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1. the process of organizing or being organized.
2. an organized body, group, or structure.
3. the replacement of blood clots by fibrous tissue.
comprehensive health organization (CHO) a nonprofit health care agency in Canada, formed jointly by representatives of the community and of health care providers. The aim is to provide a variety of health promotion and treatment services and to unify different elements of health care for a defined member population.
health maintenance organization see health maintenance organization.
professional review organization (PRO) a program on multiple governmental levels (local, state, and federal) that regulates the quality and cost of federally funded medical care. See also Professional Standards Review Organization.
Professional Standards Review organization (PSRO) see Professional Standards Review Organization.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


1. An arrangement of distinct but mutually dependent parts.
2. The conversion of coagulated blood, exudate, or dead tissue into fibrous tissue.
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Vox populi A body of persons with a common agenda. See Administrative services organization, Animal Liberation Front, Chain organization, HMO, Exclusive provider organization, Independent practice organization, International organization, International relief organization, JCAHO, Learning organization, MADD, Managed care organization, Managed service organization, Management service organization, Medical services organization, Multiple physician health system organization, NIH, Nongovernmental organization, NORD, Peer review organization, Physician organization, Physician Hospital organization, Physician practice organization, Preferred provider organization, Provider service organization, World Health Organization.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


1. An arrangement of distinct but mutually dependent parts.
2. A facility or set of coordinated facilities that provide health care.
3. The conversion of coagulated blood, exudate, or dead tissue into fibrous tissue.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


Conversion of coagulated blood, exudate, or dead tissue into fibrous tissue.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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OFFLU itself does not send missions, but it provides a cadre of expertise to organizations that undertake this task.
The need for increased communication between camp and parent organization.
A supporting organization may have a Type II relationship with its supported organizations if fewer than a majority of the persons have the requisite commonality required to meet the rule of thumb if the facts and circumstances indicate that the supporting organization can and is responsive to each of the supported organizations and maintains involvement in each of the supported organizations operations.
To develop this understanding, an organization should conduct data-gathering interviews or focus groups with key stakeholders/senior executives, incumbents, and their managers.
For many organizations, end-to-end testing is considered too cumbersome and disruptive to operations, so it is simply replaced by more limited testing.
They can be the company's best ambassadors, and this is particularly true when an organization faces a crisis.
Yet, in many ways, the nonprofit organization is still being run the way it was back in 1968.
Senge stressed the necessity of an organization having a shared vision and mission.
The Internet revolution greatly helped launch another new international interreligious organization, the United Religions Initiative, even though it was widely considered to be superfluous by major established interreligious organizations when it started as a result of the 50th anniversary of the UN in San Francisco in 1995.
I find it especially interesting that, while most respondents are confident that colleagues in their own organization are not involved in unethical business practices, many are concerned about unethical business practices of other health care organizations in their communities.
It is not uncommon for organizations to have little control over their electronic documents, as different business units or functional areas may set up shared drives or network folders to store documents with no consistency in document organization structure from group to group.
BPM Partners, a Connecticut-based consulting organization focusing on BPM, uses external benchmarking with its clients with regards to how well a company is implementing performance management as a practice.

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