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 DeCS Categories

J01 Technology, Industry, and Agriculture .
J01.219 Commerce .
J01.219.375 Entrepreneurship .
N02 Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services .
N02.278 Health Facilities .
N02.278.216 Health Facility Administration .
N02.278.216.500 Hospital Administration .
N02.278.216.500.968 Hospital Departments .
N02.278.216.500.968.495 Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Hospital .
N02.508 Housekeeping .
N03 Health Care Economics and Organizations .
N03.219 Economics .
N03.219.463 Financial Management .
N03.219.463.500 Leasing, Property .
N03.219.521 Financing, Organized .
N03.219.521.576 Insurance .
N03.219.521.576.343 Insurance, Health .
N03.219.521.576.343.800 Managed Care Programs .
N03.219.521.576.343.800.450 Independent Practice Associations .
N03.219.521.576.343.800.750 Preferred Provider Organizations .
N04 Health Services Administration .
N04.452 Organization and Administration .
N04.452.442 Hospital Administration .
N04.452.442.422 Hospital Departments .
N04.452.442.422.495 Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Hospital .
N04.452.610 Organizational Innovation .
N04.452.610.250 Entrepreneurship .
N04.452.758 Professional Practice .
N04.452.758.244 Group Practice .
N04.452.758.244.369 Group Practice, Dental .
N04.452.758.244.400 Group Practice, Prepaid .
N04.452.758.244.450 Independent Practice Associations .
N04.452.758.372 Management Service Organizations .
N04.452.758.745 Private Practice .
N04.452.758.745.450 Independent Practice Associations .
N04.590 Patient Care Management .
N04.590.374 Delivery of Health Care .
N04.590.374.410 Managed Care Programs .
N04.590.374.410.450 Independent Practice Associations .
N04.590.374.410.750 Preferred Provider Organizations .
VS3 Health Surveillance of Health Services .
VS3.002 Health Facilities .
VS3.002.001 Hospitals .
VS3.002.001.001 Hospital Units .
VS3. Hospital Departments .
VS3. Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Hospital .
 Synonyms & Historicals
Group Practice .
Group Practices .
Practice, Group .
Practices, Group .
Any group of three or more full-time physicians organized in a legally recognized entity for the provision of health care services, sharing space, equipment, personnel and records for both patient care and business management, and who have a predetermined arrangement for the distribution of income. .
Group Practice, Dental .
Dental Group Practice .
Dental Group Practices .
Group Practices, Dental .
Practice, Dental Group .
Practices, Dental Group .
Any group of three or more full-time dentists, organized in a legally recognized entity for the provision of dental care, sharing space, equipment, personnel and records for both patient care and business management, and who have a predetermined arrangement for the distribution of income. .
Group Practice, Prepaid .
Group Practices, Prepaid .
Practice, Prepaid Group .
Practices, Prepaid Group .
Prepaid Group Practices .
Prepaid Group Practice .
An organized group of three or more full-time physicians rendering services for a fixed prepayment. .
Management Service Organizations .
Organizations, Management Service .
Management Service Organization .
Organization, Management Service .
Service Organization, Management .
Service Organizations, Management .
Voluntarily-formed groups of healthcare professionals who join for common management services and other benefits such as collective bargaining agreements with reimbursement agents. The physical assets of a practice are controlled by the MSO which also provides billing, collections, and similar services. The practitioner retains control of patient records and management of patient care. .
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Hospital .
Obstetrics Department .
Obstetrics Department Hospital .
Obstetrics, Gynecology Department, Hospital .
Department, Obstetrics .
Departments, Obstetrics .
Obstetrics Departments .
Hospital Obstetrics and Gynecology Department .
Hospital department responsible for the administration and management of services provided for obstetric and gynecologic patients. .
Preferred Provider Organizations .
Organizations, Preferred Provider .
Preferred Provider Organization .
Organization, Preferred Provider .
Arrangements negotiated between a third-party payer (often a self-insured company or union trust fund) and a group of health-care providers (hospitals and physicians) who furnish services at lower than usual fees, and, in return, receive prompt payment and an expectation of an increased volume of patients. .
Leasing, Property .
Leasings, Property .
Property Leasing .
Property Leasings .
Contractual arrangement between the lessor (owner) and the lessee in which the use of equipment or facilities is granted to the lessee for a period of time and at a specified rate. .
Independent Practice Associations .
Association, Independent Practice .
Association, Individual Practice .
IPA (Individual Practice Association) .
Practice Association, Independent .
Practice Association, Individual .
Associations, Independent Practice .
Associations, Individual Practice .
IPAs (Independent Practice Association) .
IPAs (Individual Practice Association) .
Independent Practice Association .
Individual Practice Association .
Practice Associations, Independent .
Practice Associations, Individual .
IPA (Independent Practice Association) .
Individual Practice Associations .
A partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity that enters into an arrangement for the provision of services with persons who are licensed to practice medicine, osteopathy, and dentistry, and with other care personnel. Under an IPA arrangement, licensed professional persons provide services through the entity in accordance with a mutually accepted compensation arrangement, while retaining their private practices. Services under the IPA are marketed through a prepaid health plan. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988) .
Housekeeping .
Housework .
The care and management of property. .
Entrepreneurship .
The organization, management, and assumption of risks of a business or enterprise, usually implying an element of change or challenge and a new opportunity. .