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a plan of action adopted or pursued by an individual, government, party, business, etc.

policy

The rules and regulations set by the organization. Policy determines the type of internal and external information resources employees can access, the kinds of programs they may install on their own computers as well as their authority for reserving network resources. Policy is also related to network quality of service (QoS), because it can define priorities by user, workgroup or application with regard to reserving network bandwidth. See COPS and Internet Usage Policy.
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The arrival of Caitlin McCormick, who will be counsel, associate Eli Tomar, policy advisors Heidi Bajnrauh and Julie Black and senior policy specialist Kendall Hussey, combined with the seven attorneys and advisors previously announced, further enhances Akin Gump s role as a leader in all aspects of health care policy and advocacy.
Another important characteristic of this book is that it also recommends an incrementalist approach to health care policy reform implementation.
Professionals who will benefit from the publication include lobbyists, lawmakers, association officials, health care executives, consultants, insurance representatives, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and other top-level health care policy makers.
The data-based reports prepared by The Center for Health Care Policy and Evaluation will allow comparison of CIGNA HealthCare plans to other plans.
Cost, employed as the primary health care policy incentive, imposes unpredictable and chaotic effects on a system that already suffers from chaos and unpredictability.
CONTACT: Bob Isquith of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, 301-594-1364, ext.
Kevin Moley is a renowned health care policy expert with experience in both the public and private sectors," said Frank Baldino, Jr.
Public Health Service's Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) today announced the award of six grants, totaling approximately $33 million, to support a second generation of special clinical studies.
Programs developed by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina, Regence Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oregon, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts and Blue Shield of California were selected by researchers at Harvard Medical School's Department of Health Care Policy as part of BCBSA's BlueWorks initiative -- a quarterly review of Blue Cross and Blue Shield company innovations that are helping to improve healthcare quality and affordability today.
The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research was created in 1989 through an amendment to the Public Health Service Act, and the agency's Forum for Quality and Effectiveness in Health Care was charged with development and evaluation of practice guidelines.
Davidow, a Chicago-based health care policy analyst and communications consultant, in this week's BNA's Health Care Policy Report, published by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
But medical centers that implement "best practice" guidelines, such as those developed by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR).

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