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Empowered patients - To promote the self-actualization or influence of patient’s personal health plans. End of life care decisions power of attorney - A written authorization to represent or act on another's behalf in medical decision, private affairs, business, or some other legal matter in the even an individual is incapacitated. Enterprise - Universal Patient ID across health system Enterprise data management - The ability of an organization to precisely define, easily integrate and effectively retrieve data for both internal applications and external communication. Entrepreneurship - One who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise Environment of Care - Comprised of building or space which protects patients, visitors and staff within a healthcare setting and the equipment us to support patient care, and the individuals within the setting who have a role in minimizing risks. Environmental science - A multidisciplinary academic field that integrates physical and biological sciences, (including but not limited to ecology, physics, chemistry, biology, soil science, geology, atmospheric science, and geography) to the study of the environment, and the solution of environmental problems. Epidemiology/public health - A branch of medical science that deals with the incidence, distribution, and control of disease in a population; the sum of the factors controlling the presence or absence of a disease or pathogen E-prescribing - Or electronic prescribing is a technology framework that allows physicians and other medical practitioners to write and send prescriptions to a participating pharmacy electronically instead of using handwritten or faxed notes or calling in prescriptions. Ergonomics - An applied science concerned with designing and arranging things people use so that the people and things interact most efficiently and safely Ethics - A set of moral principles : a theory or system of moral values Evaluating research projects and published data Event planning - The process of managing a project such as a meeting, convention, tradeshow, ceremony, team building activity, party, or convention. Event planning includes budgeting, establishing timelines, selecting and reserving the event sites, acquiring permits, planning food, coordinating transportation, developing a theme, arranging for activities, selecting speakers and keynotes, arranging for equipment and facilities, managing risk, and developing contingency plans. Evidence based - The conscientious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients or the delivery of health services. Exercise - Regular or repeated use of a faculty or bodily organ; bodily exertion for the sake of developing and maintaining physical fitness Experiential Learning - The process of making meaning from direct experience, i.e., "learning from experience". The experience can be staged or left open. Experimentation - An operation or procedure carried out under controlled conditions in order to discover an unknown effect or law, to test or establish a hypothesis, or to illustrate a known law Externships - A training program that is part of a course of study of an educational institution and is taken in private business Facial recognition- A type of biometric software application that can identify a specific individual in a digital image by analyzing and comparing patterns. http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/facial-recognition ©Copyright North Central Texas InterLink, Inc. All rights reserved 33