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tertiary

(tûr′shē-ĕr′ē)
adj.
1. Third in place, order, degree, or rank.
2. Of, relating to, or designating the short flight feathers nearest the body on the rear edge of a bird's wing.
3. Chemistry
a. Of, relating to, or having a carbon atom that is attached to three other carbon atoms in a molecule.
b. Of or relating to the replacement of three of several atoms or groups in a compound, such as an amine in which three valences of the functional group are taken by carbon atoms.
c. Of or relating to salts of acids containing three replaceable hydrogen atoms.
n. pl. tertiar·ies
A tertiary feather.

tertiary

adjective Referring to an advanced level or stage; as in, tertiary healthcare, tertiary syphilis.

tertiary

adjective Referring to a third level

tertiary

The ordinal that follows primary and secondary, used especially when the third stage of a disease has distinct characteristics, as in SYPHILIS.

Patient discussion about tertiary

Q. I am looking for an Enterprise-wide Hospital Management Software to run a tertiary level of care Hospital. The software should be an ERP taking into account all the hospital's operation from reception to admission, tranfer, to discharge, including facility management, account department operations to house keeping and Human Resources Management

A. Not really my field, but googling would give you plenty of results, and this one (http://www.business.com/directory/health_care/facilities_and_health_systems/facilities_management/) might be a good place to start your search.

Also, here (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_open_source_healthcare_software) you can find a list of open source healthcare software you may find usefull.

Goodluck!

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In the 1990s, the integration of tertiary and non-tertiary care hospitals increased (Huckman 2006; Nakamura, Capps, and Dranove 2007), as did mergers between hospitals and physician practice groups (Ciliberto 2006; Cuellar and Gertler 2005).
* ascertain the formal tertiary qualifications registered midwives in New Zealand have gained post registration.
Shares in exploration company Tertiary Minerals were down 6.1% at 0.23 pence on Thursday.
Mr Moswaane also asked the minister to state the number of students who had proceeded to tertiary institutions since 2005 to date.
Prof Kwesi Yankah was giving a keynote address at the opening of a national forum on the process and funding of tertiary students education, through the Scholarship Secretariat, held on Monday, December 10, 2018, in Accra.
Based on hospital tiers, the patients were then divided into two groups: patients of tertiary or non-tertiary institutions.
Actually, they have a higher unemployment rate than their peers of the same ethnicity who do not have a tertiary education.
Instead of mandatory drug testing in schools, there should be comprehensive programs for the drug prevention, intervention and treatment in all secondary and tertiary schools, Sen.
ISLAMABAD -- The burden on tertiary care hospitals cannot be reduced unless a strategy is devised for ensuring patients are filtered at primary and secondary care centres.
The Department of Adult and Higher Education has developed the roadmap for tertiary education: 2017-27 mainly to operationalize the Tertiary Education Policy of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2010.
23 March 2017 - UK-based, Scandinavia-focused miner Tertiary Minerals plc (LSE: TYM) has closed the sale its non-core gold assets, Kaaresselka and Kiekeromaa, in Finland to Canadian miner Aurion Resources Ltd., the company said.
23 March 2017 - UK-based, Scandinavia-focused miner Tertiary Minerals plc (LSE: TYM) has closed the sale its non-core gold assets, Kaaresselka and KiekerA[pilcrow sign]maa, in Finland to Canadian miner Aurion Resources Ltd., the company said.