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specialties

A generic term for the individual units in a UK hospital, considered as an aggregate, which focus on the diagnosis and treatment within a particular field of medicine, disease or client group. As used here, the  term differs from the classic sense of a specialty—e.g., cardiology, orthopaedics, etc.
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Specialties: general management, finance and marketing.
Outcomes of Patients with Hypertension and Non-insulin dependent Diabetes Mellitus Treated by Different Systems and Specialties. JAMA.
At the margin, given the likelihood that demand elasticities are much greater for the former than for the latter, the "winner" specialties may win relatively little or even lose income, while the "loser" specialties may lose less than originally predicted, provided they currently have idle capacity.
The American Board of Medical Specialties was founded by the four existing specialty boards, the American Hospital Association, the Association of American Medical Colleges the Federation of State Medical Boards, the American Medical Association Council on Medical Education and Hospitals, and the National Board of Medical Examiners at a meeting in 1933.
* Expansion of the study to more specialties and services.
The researchers found that allied health providers had higher median overall satisfaction scores (4.5) versus physicians in medical specialties (4.0) and surgical specialties (4.2; P < 0.001).
Keywords: medical specialty choice, medical student career development, career specialty choice, person-oriented and technique-oriented medical specialties, medical career advising
The system consists of a physician service center (opened in the first quarter), organized by physicians' specialties; centers of excellence, organized on the basis of patient conditions; and a national dispensing network, organized geographically.
Objectives: To find out the choices of female medical students in selection of their future specialties and to study the factors influencing their decision.
March 10 2010 -- Milk Specialties Global has announced that it has acquired the Protient Dairy Processing Facility in Norfolk Nebraska from PGP International.
Alcan's $6.5-billion Alcan Packaging Div., for example, includes the Food and Specialties unit of Alcan Food Packaging Americas, which produces film in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada.
We wanted to discuss effective collaboration between functional specialties (finance, logistics, testing, contracting, etc.) within a program office but realized that IPTs are already covered in various DAWIA certification courses.

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