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National Insurance Claim database - Data base that provides insurance companies with a list of claims. National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) - Joint Commission standards that help accredited organizations address specific areas of concern in regards to patient safety. Source: www.jointcommission.org Natural treatment - Complementary and alternative medicine might include herbs, dietary supplements, acupuncture, chiropractic and massage therapy, biofeedback, homeopathy, nutrition, and botanicals. Source: WebMD Natural User Interface (NUI) - A NUI may be operated in a number of different ways, depending on the purpose and user requirements. Some NUIs rely on intermediary devices for interaction (such as joystick for video gaming) but more advanced NUIs are either invisible to the user or so unobtrusive that they quickly seem invisible. Source: InterLink Future Trends in Information Technology Report, www.interlink-ntx.org Navigating systems - Understanding the types of available systems and the ability to discern the most appropriate use for a particular situation. Negotiation skills - A dialogue between two or more people or parties, intended to reach an understanding, resolve point of difference, or gain advantage in outcome of dialogue, to produce an agreement upon courses of action, to bargain for individual or collective advantage, to craft outcomes to satisfy various interests of two people/parties involved in negotiation process. Source: Wikipedia Neuroscience - Any or all of the sciences, such as neurochemistry and experimental psychology, which deal with the structure or function of the nervous system and brain. Source: WebMD Nurse Practitioners - Nurse Practitioners are Registered Nurses who serve as primary and specialty health care providers under a physician. They can specialize in family practice, pediatrics, women’s health, mental health and more. Most Nurse Practitioners work alongside doctors in a hospital or outpatient facility, but some run their own private practices. Source: Discover Nursing.com Occupational Health and Safety Agency (OSHA) - The main federal agency charged with the enforcement of safety and health legislation. Occupational therapy - A form of therapy for those recuperating from physical or mental illness that encourages rehabilitation through the performance of activities required in daily life. Source: WebMD Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) - Establish and administers programs to guide physicians, hospitals and other key entities, as they adopt and meaningfully use certified Electronic Health Record technology as established in subsequent Federal regulations. Organ management - Viable organs for transplantation is dependent upon appropriate medical management both before and after death is determined, regardless of whether brain criteria or cardiac criteria for death are utilized. Even with intensive care support, the brain dead donor can be challenging to manage because the pathophysiologic changes induced by brain death upset homeostasis. The medical team managing the potential donor must anticipate and prevent (preferably) or detect and treat abnormalities that can cause circulatory collapse or permanent damage to otherwise transplantable organs. Source: Organdonationalliance.org Organizational change management - An approach to shifting/transitioning individuals, teams, and organizations from a current state to a desired future state. It is an organizational process aimed at helping change stakeholders to accept and embrace changes in their business environment or individuals in their personal lives. Outcomes - Measures of the effectiveness of particular kinds of treatment. This refers to what is quantified to determine if a specific treatment or type of service works. Source: http://phiers.com/terminology.htm Outpatient - A patient who receives medical treatment without being admitted to a hospital. Merriam Webster Medical Dictionary Palliative Care - An area of healthcare that focuses on relieving and preventing the suffering of patients. Merriam Webster Medical Dictionary Palm vein scan - The technology works by capturing vein pattern in a patient’s palm with a near-infrared light wave scanner. This scan produces a un \]YH?[?Y]?X?[\]H]\?HY?][?\?\?[?][??H?Z[?]\?????\??N?[H?Z[??TB?\??[ ??\[??\??X?\? H\??[?\?H\?H\???X?[?\?Y ?\?X?\??X???\?H]??\[Y[??H?\?H??\?Y?B??\?[[??\??\[?\??[H^Z[??\?X?[\?][?[???\?]X[?\?K?H???\??\??[?\?H\?\?HX[[???ZY[????\?[???X???[[???\?\?[??X?\?][??[?[\??\?[???[?H[??]]?\??]X][?^H?[?[\?[?\???\??N?\??[??\?HY?[?][????H??X?H?[X?? H??H[?]?\??]H?????X?X?X[?]Y[?Y???]H H[?\?XH?^H?X?X[^?][?[?X[?\?H???\??Y?]]Y[?YX?][?X??]H\?H?X[[??[??????Z[??YYY?\?K???\??N??][?[]Y[??Y?]H??[?][????P??\?Y????[??[^\?[?\?[??[??[?Y???\?\??Y? ???