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u·til·ize

 (yo͞ot′l-īz′)
tr.v. u·til·ized, u·til·iz·ing, u·til·iz·es
To put to use, especially to make profitable or effective use of: an approach to the problem that utilizes the latest research; how plants utilize nutrients to produce seeds.

[French utiliser, from Italian utilizzare, from utile, useful, from Latin ūtilis, from ūtī, to use.]

u′til·iz′a·ble adj.
u′til·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
u′til·iz′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.utilization - the act of usingutilization - the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
practice - the exercise of a profession; "the practice of the law"; "I took over his practice when he retired"
play - utilization or exercise; "the play of the imagination"
misuse, abuse - improper or excessive use; "alcohol abuse"; "the abuse of public funds"
exploitation, development - the act of making some area of land or water more profitable or productive or useful; "the development of Alaskan resources"; "the exploitation of copper deposits"
recycling - the act of processing used or abandoned materials for use in creating new products
application, practical application - the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose; "he advocated the application of statistics to the problem"; "a novel application of electronics to medical diagnosis"
2.utilization - the state of having been made use ofutilization - the state of having been made use of; "the rate of utilization"
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"

utilization

noun
1. The act of putting into play:
2. The condition of being put to use:
Translations
použití
anvendelse
kihasználás
nÿting
kullanmayararlanma

utilization

[ˌjuːtɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nutilización f

utilization

[ˌjuːtɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən] utilisation (British) nutilisation f

utilization

nVerwendung f; (of situation, time)Ausnutzung f; (of opportunity, talent)Nutzung f; (of materials, resources)Verwertung f

utilization

[ˌjuːtɪlaɪˈzeɪʃn] nutilizzazione f

utilize,

utilise

(ˈjuːtilaiz) verb
to find a useful purpose for (something). The extra money is being utilized to buy books for the school library.
ˌutiliˈzation, ˌutiliˈsation noun
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"These findings provide an important opportunity to evaluate how formulary placement, utilization management, copayments, and integration of non-pharmacologic treatments can be optimized to improve pain care while reducing opioid-related injuries and deaths," the authors write.
Tracking laboratory utilization management falls within the quality domains of affordable care and safety.
A Bayesian approach to laboratory utilization management. Hauser RG, Jackson BR, Shirts BH.
Composite case of test request modification after review by utilization management program.
Its inaugural customer for drug utilization management, a state Medicaid program, was able to reduce drug use in the targeted patient category by 10-15%.
Comprehensive management solutions provider RiT Technologies (NASDAQ: RITT) said it has expanded the capabilities of its unique CenterMind software to support comprehensive data centre power utilization management, enhanced reporting and dashboard capabilities.
The enlarged company will offer clinical care, mental health, telepsychiatry, electronic medical records, utilization management and pharmacy services to some 100,000 patients a day in 25 states.
"Some people don't have time to see their own physician," said Peggy Penning, RN, and director of utilization management for Armor.
He also served as medical director for NorthBay's managed care plans, a role that included oversight of the case management, utilization management and quality assurance departments, and he spent 13 years with Integris Health in Oklahoma City, where he served as both medical director and director of clinical research for the physician services division.
6) Effective utilization management. An effective PBM should have online, real-time tools for utilization management.
At the forefront of this transformation was the development and introduction of a utilization management initiative.
Implications for the long-term care industry are huge--because more options, greater restrictions, and use of utilization management tools are expected.