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qi

 (chē)
n.
Variant of chi2.

qi

(tʃiː)
n
(Alternative Belief Systems) a variant of chi2

Qi

(also known as Chi or Ki) In Chinese medicine this is the life energy force which flows around the body via meridians, or energy lines and is the equivalent of the Indian ojas.
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Noun1.Qi - the circulating life energy that in Chinese philosophy is thought to be inherent in all thingsqi - the circulating life energy that in Chinese philosophy is thought to be inherent in all things; in traditional Chinese medicine the balance of negative and positive forms in the body is believed to be essential for good health
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
vim, vitality, energy - a healthy capacity for vigorous activity; "jogging works off my excess energy"; "he seemed full of vim and vigor"
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Based on a two-stage quality assessment approach first developed at the University of Colorado in 1993, the QIS has experienced years of pilot testing and evaluation in three phases in seven states.
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The 24 QIs were developed as the foundation for a national analytic reporting system based on MDS data.
These QIs have been developed to provide a foundation for both external and internal QA and quality-improvement activities.
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Thus, when encumbered relinquished property is conveyed to a QI, the partner's share of liabilities is reduced.
Moreover, many of the current software systems used by long-term care providers cannot produce either real-time or trended reports on MDS QIs, including the new CMS QMs; this results in individual facilities being unable to access their own QM data and, therefore, possibly having to wait for CMS or state agencies to publish their data before being able to evaluate the information and implement appropriate corrective actions.
In the proposed guidelines, a waiver was allowed for QIs with no more than 2,000 direct and indirect accountholders.
The second report, "Facility Quality Indicator Profile," details a single facility's performance for each of the Domains and QIs compared to all other facilities in the state.
However, in certain circumstances, the new QI regime creates further conflict for foreign QIs, when confidentiality cannot be maintained.