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consultant

a. a senior physician, esp a specialist, who is asked to confirm a diagnosis or treatment or to provide an opinion
b. a physician or surgeon holding the highest appointment in a particular branch of medicine or surgery in a hospital

Consultant

A specialist who is consulted on building design and engineering; restoration and preservation specialists are types of consultants.

consultant

An individual or organization engaged by the owner or the architect to render professional consulting services complementing or supplementing the architect’s services.

consultant

(job)
A person who facilitates organisational change and/or provides subject matter expertise on technical, functional and business topics during development or implementation. Consultants perform business requirements analysis, recommends selection of packaged software, develop proposals for consulting services and manage implementation projects at client sites. They provides expert knowledge of products such as SAP R/3, PeopleSoft, HRMS/Financials, and SmartStream.

consultant

An individual who acts as an advisor to users or to the technical staff. Consultants are available from third-party organizations for all aspects of the computer industry, including electronic circuit design, information systems analysis and software development. In a business environment, consultants may be used to create the functional specifications from which vendors can respond. The title of consultant is also given to internal specialists. See job descriptions and salary survey.
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Anne Lafortune, East Regional Consultant (Nepean), Ministry of Citizenship, Toronto.
Its limited resources and staff means it rarely if ever delves into issues such as consultant pay and oversight.
Consultants examine every area of a self-insured plan, looking for use trends, analyzing specific cost drivers and assessing the use of physician and hospital networks.
The consultant and evaluator can provide advice and technical support when developing a plan, as well as throughout the planning process.
A consultant will also work with a company on a per project or retainer basis.
The consultants interviewed key managers in both organizations to assess what steps each was ready for.
Once this has been completed, the consultant should suggest a realistic implementation timetable for assessment.
Find out how much actual experience the consultant has in the field.
Sal Auditore and Glenn Babakian Join InvestTech's Team of Consultants
Researchers and consultants leverage the Internet heavily to keep rural America abreast of global issues that could affect growers, such as Asian soybean rust.
Beneath the excitement about retail exists a strategy, one that successful colleges are not keeping secret: Looking beyond the IHE realm for guidance from third-party consultants can help ensure that retail efforts thrive.
Hansen is no exception--he is brilliant at executing campaign tactics in the field but as a consultant he is not playing to those strengths.

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