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procurement

[prə′kyu̇r·mənt]
(ordnance)
The complete action or process of acquiring or obtaining personnel, materiel, services, or property from outside a military service by means authorized in pertinent directives.
More specifically, the action or process of acquiring or obtaining materiel, property, or services at the operational level, for example, purchasing, contracting, and negotiating directly with the source of supply.
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procurement

The fancy word for "purchasing." The procurement department within an organization manages all the major purchases.
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On September 29, the organ procurement organization notified the tissue bank of the apparent HCV transmission to the kidney and liver recipients.
The study by Ozcan, Begun, and McKinney is an important step at evaluating the organ procurement process in terms of resources and their efficient utilization.
Then, because this area is subtracted from the overall social welfare realized under a market system (area ecao) to calculate the net welfare gain attributable to adoption of a market-based organ procurement system (which is given in equation (9) of B-R's paper), this latter calculation will represent an understatement of the total gain.
Since transplantation must be done expeditiously to ensure organ viability, the results of some cultures and tests of specimens collected at the time of organ procurement sometimes become available only after the transplant has been performed (7).
The issue of cadaveric organ procurement is thoroughly explored and should be read by those in the medical community who have contact with transplant candidates and their families as well as potential organ donors and donor families.
[14] In order to prevent implementation of required request from deterring donations, clinical protocols and medical staff education must make clear that patient care must not be compromised by or subordinated to organ procurement. Nevertheless, adherence to careful protocols could become increasingly difficult as pressure continues to mount for early (prior to brain death) identification of potential donors.
In addition, routine retention of samples of donor tissues and serum from organ procurement (or from autopsy) that are suitable for laboratory evaluation can aid subsequent transmission investigations.
After outlining these problems she explores alternative structures that could enhance organ procurement and then makes the case for a hybrid altruistic-commoditization system that "embraces a transparent but limited market approach" to organ procurement.
Vienna, VA, July 30, 2016 --(PR.com)-- On Wednesday, June 22, 2016, the Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) recognized Patricia Niles by presenting her with the Association's President's Award.
Accelarad, Atlanta, GA, the nation's leading cloud-based medical image sharing solution, announced it has formed a partnership with the Gift of Life Donor Program, the organ procurement program serving the eastern half of Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware, to utilize the revolutionary allocation technology.