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standardize

[′stan·dər‚dīz]
(computer science)
To replace any given floating point representation of a number with its representation in standard form; that is, to adjust the exponent and fixed-point part so that the new fixed-point part lies within a prescribed standard range.
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Dividing the delta MVA by beginning capital is a way of standardizing the changes and scaling them to the amount of capital a CEO had at his or her disposal.
health care by standardizing the measurement and reporting of its quality."
Finding, indexing, and standardizing info with ease
If you base a bonus on productivity using billable charges, without standardizing the productivity measure, then "A" receives 45 percent of the bonus pool ($800,000/$1,800,000), "B" receives 33 percent ($600,000/$1,800,000) and "C" receives 22 percent ($400,000/$1,800,000).
They can help maximize patient satisfaction, while controlling spending and standardizing and improving the quality of care delivered.
All of these independent decisions made by autonomous operating departments lead to a polyglot of data definitions for key clinical concepts and later to difficulty in standardizing clinical nomenclatures to define the findings and treatments for patients.
Growing strategically, acquiring complementary resources and skills, and expanding an institution's base of operations while carefully standardizing the methods and information processing for those operations seems a more prudent and permanent strategy, because the health care of populations of patients is a local and regional business.