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risk

at risk
a. Social welfare vulnerable to personal damage, to the extent that a welfare agency might take protective responsibility

Risk

A measure of the probability of an adverse effect on a population under a well-defined exposure scenario.

risk

[risk]
(engineering)
The potential realization of undesirable consequences from hazards arising from a possible event.

risk

(1) See RISC.

(2) The expectation of loss. Risk is a function of the probability and consequences of harm. See risk assessment.
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Its CLAIMSauditor[TM] software supports focused audits to find problem areas, prioritizes cases with high probability for discrepancies, reduces exposure to risk, provides actionable information, creates reports and reduces dependence on internal IT support.
The risk weights assigned to each transaction are used in the calculation of its exposure to risk using a new metric, the risk unit.
"Fear and uncertainty can lead to ambiguity, exacerbated by media speculation, and could potentially lead business leaders and employees into making poor decisions, and volatility in stock markets increases exposure to risk for those invested in that market."
The odds that HIV testing was anonymous were elevated for white men; those who had no health care provider or had not discussed testing with their provider; those who had been tested at a site other than a private physician's office, a health maintenance organization or a hospital; those who had sought the test because of exposure to risk and those who had received counseling (odds ratios, 1.3-11.6).
Second, it means that policies, procedures, measures and monitoring are established and continuously improved, providing assurance to management and the board that the company is on target with achieving its expected return while controlling its accepted exposure to risk.
The researchers correlated the children's prenatal exposure to risk of having asthma or atopy at age 4.
* Salaries competitive with other careers that demand training, public interaction and exposure to risk, and
Shea can now also reduce its exposure to risk as it can respond more rapidly to changing market conditions.
``Drip-feeding can limit exposure to risk. Investors do not have to worry about market fluctuations days after investing a lump sum.''
As a result, early warning service providers often have information about those vulnerabilities before their customers are threatened and can, in turn, provide proactive protection in order to minimize customers' exposure to risk.
It will also provide information designed to limit exposure to risk, therefore improving the risk level of the food industry as a whole.
The number of contracts was reduced from last year's 70 to better restrict the exposure to risk and to control costs, TeliaSonera said.