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A proprietary methodology that enables standardized outcome and performance measurement for health care organizations; established by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.


a genus of antelopes.

Oryx algazel
see oryx.
Oryx gazella
see gemsbok.


a large, graceful antelope with curved horns. Called also Oryx algazel.
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With the huge success of Sheikh Zayed's conservation and captive breeding efforts, the UAE is today home to 10,000 Arabian oryxes with 5,000 of these in Abu Dhabi.
Unfortunately, there were not quite enough of the little Arabian Oryxes to survive while the world of academe was engaged in the naming frenzy, and the population in the Arabian Peninsula went into decline and ended up on the endangered species list.
A unique concept for the first time in the Sultanate of Oman that showcases 40 life-size Oryxes made of fiberglass that have been painted by various Omani and expatriate artists, 'The Oryx Caravan', was officially opened by Maqbool bin Ali Sultan, Minister of Commerce and Industry, at the Ministries District in Al Khuwair yesterday.