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An informal examination by experts of systems, programming, operations and security to improve efficiency and effectiveness using industry best practices. See audit and continuous process improvement.
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assessment

A tax, charge, or levy on property:
1. as a means of computing real estate tax;
2. to pay for specific services or improvements.
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Comprehensive geriatric assessment was carried out in 410 elderly people.
Robinson, "Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and predicted 3-year survival in treatment planning for frail patients with early breast cancer," British Journal of Surgery, vol.
Harari D, Martin FC, Buttery A, O'Neill S, Hopper A (2007) The older persons' assessment and liaison team 'OPAL': evaluation of comprehensive geriatric assessment in acute medical inpatients.
In addition to questions concerning social, demographic and health situation of the respondents, it also contained elements of a comprehensive geriatric assessment (assessment of the emotional state using the 15-point Geriatric Depression Scale [26], assessment of cognitive functions on the Katzman's Scale [27], the fitness of sense organs--subjective evaluation of the respondent, fitness within basic ADL- activities-activities of daily living- based on the Barthel Index [28], fitness within the instrumental ADL activities based on the Duke OARS [29], locomotion fitness).
[2] use the apparently simple classification proposed by Balducci and Extermann [3] who suggested a comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) that allows the practitioner to recognise at least three stages of ageing.
On the second day the sessions will move into specialist areas concerning geriatric care and comprehensive geriatric assessment in home health care.
Compliance with social and safety recommendations in an outpatient comprehensive geriatric assessment program.
It would therefore be pertinent to emphasize the necessity for the availing comprehensive geriatric assessment in addition to the provision of adequate health care services that will provide means for proper management of the health problems of older Sudanese people.
S was referred to a nurse practitioner for a comprehensive geriatric assessment. The nurse practitioner administered a Mini Mental Status Exam and Geriatric Depression Scale.
As such, researchers analyzed cross-sectional data from a community-based Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) conducted in 2002 on 1003 Japanese subjects aged 70 years or older.

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