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tracking Cardiac pacing
Pacemaker behaviour in which ventricular pacing is synchronised to sensed atria activity.
The following of a specimen from when it’s received in the lab until a report is generated.
The monitoring of an individual’s progress along a care pathway, which can help to identify unnecessary delays and discontinuity of care.
The evaluation of patient flow in, through and outside of a healthcare network.
The analysis of an Internet user’s search and viewing history on the Web.
The monitoring of a person’s status in terms of health-related activities—e.g., return to primary care-giver for followup visits.
tracking Cardiac pacing Pacemaker behavior in which ventricular pacing is synchronized to sensed atria activity. See Atrial tracking Lab medicine The following of a specimen from the point at which it is received in the lab until a report is generated. See Tissue tracking Managed care The evaluation of Pt flow in, through and outside of a healthcare network. See Referral tracking Online The analysis of an Internet user's 'trail' on the Web. See Clickstream tracking Public health The monitoring of a person's status in terms of health-related activities–eg, return to primary care-giver for followup visits. See Parallel tracking, Surveillance.
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