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policy

 [pol´ĭ-se]
a plan of activity or behavior that serves some end such as being expedient or beneficial.
health care policy subfield of political science covering the making and implementing of decisions by public administrators and elected legislators to improve the health and well-being of the public.

policy

A statement of intent by an organisation to follow a particular course of action.

policy

Health insurance A contractual agreement between an insurer and insured, which sets forth the rights and obligations of both parties to the agreement. See Any willing provider policy, Claims made policy, Commercial policy, Major hospitalization policy, Occurrence policy, Trolley car policy, Wrap-around policy Vox populi A series of rules or guidelines promulgated by an authorizing body. See Federal policy, General policy, Guidelines, HISP policy, Local Medicare review policy, No nit policy, Mexico City policy, PHS policy, Zero tolerance policy.
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Yet the teaching-hospital model could be effective in public policy, too.
Accordingly, the New York Convention and its "public policy" exception to enforcement is relevant to every state.
The union argued that the Court of Appeals focused unduly on Kinsey's conduct rather than on enforcement of the arbitration award, and reinstatement of Kinsey does not violate any public policy. The Supreme Court agreed.
CONTEMPLATING REGIONAL HARMONIZATION OF THE PUBLIC POLICY EXCEPTION IN ASIA TO ARBITRAL ENFORCEMENT UNDER THE BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE
"Graduates will be able to participate in and analyze the policy process in the Arab region, raise awareness about public policy and international problems," it said.
The Court considered the arbitral award to be valid, as the settlement of the dispute did not involve the circulation of wealth or public policy, as explained above.
Part 2 deals comprehensively with the question of group processes and how they impact on public policy. This is a clever thing to do because group processes also affect the way media organisations interpret events and policies.
JB: Back in the mid-2000's, I read the public policy primer "Governing by Principle" put out by the Mississippi Center for Public Policy It was the first time I had read and understood the fundamental elements of what makes government and society work and that started me on the public policy knowledge quest.
The workshops, which begun in November and will run until January 14, 2014, are organised by the Public Policy in Islam Master Programme and are aimed at executive employees working for the public and private sectors in Qatar.
The three ISNA Legislative Conferences provided 145 nurses and nursing students with a public policy infusion to the brain.
With one of primary goals to serve as "the voice of nurse educators and champion their interests in political, academic, and professional arenas," we work actively to shape and inform public policy affecting nursing education and nursing workforce development.
It has been created by Open Society Foundations, founded by philanthropist George Soros to shape public policy to promote democratic governance, human rights, and economic, legal and social reform.

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