Glossary Of Health Care Terms Glossary of health Care Terms. and acronyms. If you would like to recommend additions to the Delaware advises the President on the health, welfare, and income security plans, policies http://www.deha.org/Glossary/GlossaryU.htm
Extractions: and Acronyms If you would like to recommend additions to the Delaware Healthcare Association's Glossary, send them for consideration to email@example.com The definitions listed here are intended for a general understanding of a health care term. These definitions should not be considered as the complete definition, since many are written in the simplest form to give a general understanding of the term listed. To look up a health care term such as Actuary, choose the letter that the term begins with below under Alphabetical Glossary. This will take you to the terms beginning with that letter. To look up a health care acronym such as AIDS, choose the letter that the term begins with below under Acronyms. This will take you to all acronyms that begin with that letter. Alphabetical Listing A B C D ... Y Z Acronyms A B C D ... J K L M N O ... W X Y Z Return to Glossary Home Page Ultra-Sound Technician Performs medical diagnosis using high frequency sound waves and imaging techniques to generate images of cross sections of organs. Works under the direction of a radiologist. Unbundling Separating a service into its individual components and billing for each component separately. Also refers to a trend in insurance benefits contracting where the purchaser unbundles or contracts separately for specific services.
Acronyms acronyms. Acronym. Definition. AB. Assembly Bill. ACF. CWS/CMS. Child welfare Services/CaseManagement System. DHHS. US Department Of health And Human Services. DHS. http://www.bestpractices.cahwnet.gov/acronyms.HTM
Extractions: Acronyms Acronym Definition AB Assembly Bill ACF Federal Administration For Children And Families ACH Automated Clearing House ADA Americans With Disabilities Act Of 1990 AGA Association of Government Auditors AIMS Agency Information Management Strategy ANSI American National Standards Institute APD Advance Planning Document APDU Advance Planning Document Update ARM Acquisition Risk Management ASAP As Soon As Possible ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange ASP HHSDC's Acquisition Services Program ATP Acceptance Test Plan BCC Blind Carbon Copy BCC Budget Change Concept BCP Budget Change Proposal BL Budget Letter BP Best Practices BPI Business Process Improvement/Initiative BPR Business Process Re-engineering BPSG Best Practices Support Group BSA California Bureau Of State Audits C-IV Consortium IV (of SAWS) CalSERV California Statewide Automated Welfare Information Broker project CalWIN CalWORKS Information Network (part of WCDS)
A Strategy For British Pig Health And Welfare List of acronyms. Government Animal health and welfare Strategy new initiatives The improvement in the health and welfare of pigs is one of the single most important factors that http://www.thepigsite.com/FeaturedArticle?Display=989
Extractions: dqmcodebase = "nav/" //script folder location Hearing Loss and EHDI National EHDI Goals National EHDI Goals EHDI Abbreviations and Acronyms AAA American Academy of Audiology AABR Automated Auditory Brainstem Response AAFP American Academy of Family Physicians AAOHNS American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery AAP American Academy of Pediatrics ABR Auditory Brainstem Response ACOG American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists AEP Auditory Evoked Potentials AMA American Medical Association AMCHP Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs ANA American Nurses Association ASDC American Society for Deaf Children ASHA American Speech-Language-Hearing Association BAER Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response BSER Brainstem Evoked Response BTNRH Boys Town National Research Hospital CBC Center for Beneficiary Choices (new under CMMS) CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CEC Council for Exceptional Children CHCP Child Health Care Providers CMM Center for Medicare Management (new under CMMS) CMMS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Extractions: Acronym Glossary and Additional Resources List of acronyms used throughout this tutorial and links to additional resources. Sample Documents for Implementation of the PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals Sample annual report to OLAW, animal welfare assurance, semiannual program and facility review checklist, and semiannual report to the institutional official. Comments and suggestions about this tutorial are welcome and should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org Note: Some of the links in this tutorial are to documents that reside on servers outside the NIH. The NIH is not responsible for the accuracy or content of documents that do not reside on NIH servers. Table of Contents
Common Abbreviations And Acronyms Glossary of Common Abbreviations and acronyms The following is Federal) HMO healthMaintenance Organization HWA - health and welfare Agency (predecessor http://www.cahf.org/public/bhc/glossary.php
Common Acronyms PLEASE NOTE Some acronyms may stand for more than one phrase. DPH, Departmentof Public health. DPW, Department of Public welfare. DQR, Data Quality Report. http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/acronym.shtml
Extractions: HHS Home Questions? Contact Us ... Site Map This list gives you the acronym and meaning about words and terms found throughout this site. Links for the "definition" of the acronym are available for those included in our Glossary and Site Index , as well as direct links to the websites of other agencies. To find an acronym, select its first letter and browse the list. If you would like to suggest new items to add, email us at webmaster.DALTCP@hhs.gov PLEASE NOTE: Some acronyms may stand for more than one phrase. A B C D ... Y AAA Area Agency on Aging [ Definition AAALF American Association for Active Lifestyles and Fitness AAC Area Advisory Committee AAHP American Association of Health Plans [ Website Abstract Direct Link AAHSA American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging AAMR American Association on Mental Retardation AARP American Association of Retired Persons [ Website Abstract Direct Link AASA Aging and Adult Services Administration AAUAP American Association of University Affiliated Programs for Persons with Developmental Disabilities [ Website Abstract Direct Link ABCD Americans for Better Care of the Dying [ Website Abstract Direct Link ACF Administration for Children and Families [ Website Abstract Direct Link ACHCA American College of Health Care Administrators [ Website Abstract Direct Link ACLF Adult Congregate Living Facility ACOVE Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders ACS American Community Survey
Extractions: Commonly used acronyms and what they stand for: ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Pub. L. No. 101-336 (July 26, 1990), as amended. ADEA - Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Pub. L. No. 90-202 (Dec. 15, 1967), as amended. CFR - Code of Federal Regulations. COBRA - Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, Pub. L. No. 99-272 (April 7, 1986). Code - Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. DCAP - Dependent Care Assistance Program. DOL - Department of Labor. See also EBSA see # 25 below EAP - Employee Assistance Program. Provides counseling and other services to employees. EBSA - Employee Benefits Security Administration (formerly known as PWBA). An agency within the DOL. EDI - Electronic Data Interchange. HIPAAs rules on electronic transactions. EEOC - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. EGTRRA - Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001, Pub. L. No. 107-16 (June 7, 2001). EIC - Earned Income Tax Credit.
Extractions: Lessons from Five State Demonstrations LIST OF ACRONYMS AFDC = Aid to Families with Dependent Children AFDC-UP = Aid to Families with Dependent ChildrenUnemployed Parent APDP = Assistance Payments Demonstration Project (California) CAPI = Computer-assisted personal interviewing CATI = Computer-assisted telephone interviewing CPREP = Colorado Personal Responsibility and Employment Program CPS = Current Population Survey DHHS = U.S. Department of Health and Human Services JOBS = Job Opportunities and Basic Skills MDRC = Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation MFIP = Minnesota Family Investment Program MPR = Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. OBRA = Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act OMB = Office of Management and Budget PPS = Probability proportional to size RTI = Research Triangle Institute SFA = State Family Assistance (Michigan) TSMF = To Strengthen Michigan Families UI = Unemployment Insurance UP = Unemployed Parent USDA - U.S. Department of Agriculture VISTA = Volunteers in Service to America WNW = Work Not Welfare (Wisconsin) WPDP = Work Pays Demonstration Project (California) Where to?
IHS Glossary Of Terms Glossary of acronyms AI, American Indian. DHEW, Department of health, Educationand welfare. DHHS, Department of health and Human Services. http://www.ihs.gov/AboutIHS/ThisGlossary.asp
Extractions: Glossary The following terms, phrases, and acronyms, will make the story of the Indian Health Service a whole lot clearer. We suggest that if you intend to take a comprehensive tour of the Indian Health Service that you consider printing a copy of this glossary before entering. Consider it your trusty tour guide document. Glossary of Acronyms AI American Indian AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome AANHS Alaska Area Native Health Service AN Alaska Native AODA Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse BIA Bureau of Indian Affairs CDC Centers for Disease Control CHA Community Health Aide CHR Community Health Representative CHS Contract Health Services COPC Community-Oriented Primary Care COSTEP Commissioned Officer Student Training and Externship Program DHEW Department of Health, Education and Welfare DHHS Department of Health and Human Services ENT Ear, Nose, and Throat
Extractions: agencies and government information DSHS Acronym List This list of acronyms includes some abbreviations and is not all inclusive. In order to keep this list up-to-date, we need your help. Please let us know if you find an Acronym on the DSHS Internet site that is not defined in this list and we will add it. A B C D ... Y Associate and Return A/P Absent Parent AA Alcoholics Anonymous AA Area Administrator AAA Area Agency on Aging AAG Assistant Attorney General AAP American Academy of Pediatrics AASA Aging and Adult Services Administration AB Aid to the Blind ABBR Abbreviation ABE Adult Basic Education AC Applicant Custodian AC Attendant Counselor ACCH Association for the Care of Children's Health ACCT Account ACES Automated Client Eligibility System ACF ACK Acknowledge, Acknowledgement ACLU American Civil Liberties Union ACO Alternate Care Office ACRS Asian Counseling and Referral Service ACSW American Council of Social Workers ACYF ADATSA Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Treatment and Support Act ADC Adult Day Care ADDL Additional ADDR Address ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADJ Adjust, Adjustment, Adjudicative
Altweb-Acronyms PHS, Public health Service. UFAW, Universities Federation for Animal welfare. Foradditional acronyms, please see the Scientists Center for Animal welfare (SCAW http://altweb.jhsph.edu/education/acronyms.htm
Extractions: last updated: 6/4/2003 AAALAC Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care AALAS American Association for Laboratory Animal Science AAVS American Anti-Vivisection Society ACLAM American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine AEEC Animal Experimentation Ethics Committees ALTEX Alternativen zu Tier Experimenten (Alternatives to Animal Experiments) ANZCCART Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching APHIS Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA) API Animal Protection Institute ARDF Alternatives Research and Development Foundation ARENA Applied Research Ethics National Association ASLAP American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners ASPCA American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ATLA Alternatives to Laboratory Animals AWA Animal Welfare Act AWI Animal Welfare Institute AWIC
Research Guides - Health Law Lexis (Legal Area of LawBy Topic Public health welfare Cases) Westlaw (FHTH-CS over 110 000 medical, pharmaceautical, biomedical and healthcare acronyms and abbreviations." http://www.ll.georgetown.edu/lib/guides/health.html
Extractions: Scope Getting Background Information Finding Journal Articles Legislation ... Other Web Sites This research guide focuses on the sources and methods that a law student may find useful in conducting research on health law, medical jurisprudence and bioethics topics. It discusses both print materials and online sources. Good research requires a combination of both. http://gull.georgetown.edu For more bioethics-specific resources, check Bioethics Research Guide http://www.ll.georgetown.edu/lib/guides/bioethics.html When you begin a research project, it's often helpful to have an overview of the topic, to familiarize yourself with the issues, and to learn what words are commonly used to describe them. This will aid greatly when searching for more specific information later. The following sources are good for background and overview. Treatises and Textbooks These are books in which an expert author (or several) seeks to give a complete overview of the topic. To get the most out of these books, check the table of contents to see how the book is organized, and use the index to locate specific topics.
Terms And Definitions: Acronyms acronyms Australian Association for Adolescent health. AAAH. ADAWS. AustralianDrug Foundation. ADF. Australian Institute of health and welfare. AIHW. http://www.acys.utas.edu.au/definitions/acron.htm
Extractions: Back Information services Home About ACYS ... Terms and definitions Also see our list of acronyms for key youth organisations in Australia. Acronyms: Australian Association for Adolescent Health AAAH Australian Association for Young people in Care: now known as the CREATE Foundation AAYPIC Australian Council for Children and Parenting CREATE Foundation Ltd AAYPIC Australian Bureau of Statistics ABS Australian Council of Education Centres ACEC Australian Centre for Equity through Education ACEE Australian Council for Educational Research ACER Australian Council of Social Services ACOSS Australian Council of State School Organisations ACSSO Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies ACYS Australian Children's Television Foundation ACTF ACT Youth and Community Services ACTOOY Australian Council of Trades Unions ACTU Association of Childrens Welfare Agencies ACWA Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Service, Mater Children's Hospital
C Acronyms - Library.adoption.com CMHS, Center for Medical health Services. CWS, Child welfare Systems. CWSI, Childwelfare Services Initiative. To find more acronyms, click on the letters below http://library.adoption.com/C.php
Extractions: adoption forums choose one guatemala international adoptive parents support russia adoption adoptees birthparents community foster care sealed records adoptee support special needs The following acronyms are related to adoption, foster care, infertility, pregnancy, and children's disabilities, along with acronyms you will find regularly on Internet message boards and chat rooms. Please contact us to suggest additions or modifications to this list. A-B C D-G H-M N-O P-S ... T-Z Child and Adolescent Local Area Network CA/N Child Abuse and Neglect CAC Child Advocacy Centers CALWORKS CANTS Child Abuse and Neglect Tracking System CAPD CAPTA Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (1974) CARE Coalition for Adoption Registry Ethics CASA Court Appointed Special Advocate CASSP Child and Adolescent Services System Program CAU Case Assignment Unit CAVITH Communities Against Violence in the Home CCAA China Center for Adoption Affairs CCAI Chinese Children Adoption International CCBYS Comprehensive Community-Based Youth Services CD Cycle Day CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CD-CP Child Development - Community Policing Program CDF Children's Defense Fund CDI Child Development Institute CDSS Canadian Down Syndrome Society (Canada) CEC Council for Exceptional Children CECP Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice
Case Studies Bangladesh List of acronyms. AFLE. Adolescent Family Life Education. Knowledge,Attitude and Practice. MOHFW. Ministry of health and Family welfare. MOWCA. http://www.unescobkk.org/ips/arh-web/demographics/bangladesh_acrn.cfm
Extractions: Bangladesh - List of Acronyms AFLE Adolescent Family Life Education AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome ARH Adolescent Reproductive Health ARHP Adolescent Reproductive Health Programme ARSH Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health BBS Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics BCC Behaviour Change Communication BDHS Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey BDRCS Bangladesh Red Crescent Society BIRED Bangladesh Institute of Research, Education and Development BIRPERHT BLS Baseline Survey BPHC Bangladesh Population and Health Consortium BRAC Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee BWCH CBOs Community Based Organisations CCHP Chakaria Community Health Project CDS Centre for Development Services CMES Centre for Mass Education in Science CPD Centre for Policy Dialogue CRP Contraceptive Prevalence Rate CSW Commercial Sex Worker CWFP Concern Women for Family Planning DAWN Disadvantage Adolescents Working NGOs DNFPE Directorate of Non Formal Primary Education DYD Department of Youth Development EPI Extended Programme for Immunisation ESP Essential Service Package FDSR Family Development Services and Research
Case Studies India List of acronyms. ACEE FO. Adult Continuing Education, Extension andField Outreach. AE. MOHFW. Ministry of health and Family welfare. MHRD. http://www.unescobkk.org/ips/arh-web/demographics/india_acrn.cfm
Extractions: India - List of Acronyms Adult Continuing Education, Extension and Field Outreach AE Adolescence Education ADC Adolescence Development Centre AGHG Adolescent Girls Health Guide ANMS/AWW Auxiliary Nurse Midwives/Anganwadi Workers ARC Adolescent Resource Centre ASRH Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health ATS Apprenticeship Training Scheme AWARE AIDS Warrants Adolescent Reproductive Health Education BLO Better Life Options CBSE Central Board of Secondary Education CCC Career Counseling Centre CEC Continuing Education Centre CHC Community Health Centre CSW Commercial Sex Worker CTS Craftsmen Training Scheme DCT Deepak Charitable Trust DGET Directorate General of Employment and Training DWCD Department of Women and Child Development FED Foundation for Education and Development FPAI Family Planning Association of India Inter Agency Working Group on Population and Development ICDS Integrated Child Development Service ILO International Labour Organization ITI Industrial Training Institute KIDAVRI Kishore Dakshta Vridhi KVS Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan LSE Life-Skills Education MC MOHFW Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
ACRONYMS acronyms. AFTA ASEAN Free Trade Area. HSRI health Systems Research Institute.HWS The health and welfare Survey. IDD Iodine Deficiency Disorders. http://eng.moph.go.th/profile97-98/ACRONYMS.htm
Extractions: ACRONYMS AFTA ASEAN Free Trade Area AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome ANC Ante-Natal Care APEC Asia - Pacific Economic Cooperation ASEM Asia - Europe Meeting B.E. Buddhist Era BCG Vaccine against Tuberculosis BHPP Bureau of Health Policy and Plan BMA Bangkok Metropolitan Administration CH Community Hospital CHPs Community Health Posts CHPS Centre for Health Policy Studies, Mahidol University CPI Corruption Perceptions Index CPHCCs Community Primary Health Care Centres CSC Civil Service Committe CSMBS Civil Servant Medical Benefit Scheme CSW Commercial Sex Worker CT Computerized Tomography Scanner dB Decibel DCDC Department of Communicable Disease Control DHO District Health Office dl Decilitre DMFT Decayed, missing, and filled teeth DMH Department of Mental Health DMS Department of Medical Services DMSc Department of Medical Sciences DOH Department of Health DOTS Directly Observed Therapy Short-Course (for tuberculosis) DPT Vaccines against Diphtheria, Pertussis and tanus EC European Community EPI Expanded Programme on Immunization EU European Union FDA The Food and Drug Administration FY Fiscal Year GDP Gross Domestic Product GH General Hospital GMO Genetically Modified Organisms GNP Gross National Product GPO Government Pharmaceutical Organization HC Health Centre HDI Human Development Index HDPs Health Development Plans HES Health Examination Survey HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIU Health Intelligence Unit in Response to Economic Crisis