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support system

n.
A network of personal or professional contacts available to a person for practical or emotional support.
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Noun1.support system - a network of facilities and people who interact and remain in informal communication for mutual assistance; a network that enables you to live in a certain style
network, web - an interconnected system of things or people; "he owned a network of shops"; "retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life"; "tangled in a web of cloth"
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To study the existing Combat Medical Support system in Pakistan (Pak) Army in context to Disaster Management.
The Decision Support System Literacy Task Force hopes that readers will find this document useful, and that it helps improve data-driven decisionmaking in schools, school districts, and state education agencies across the nation.
Given the demonstrated savings, at-risk groups using an EB decision support system could realize enough savings to easily cover the costs of EHRs, or could motivate payers (who realize the savings) to help fund same or provide contract incentives.
Thus, the idea for MTMC Enterprise Decision Support System data warehouse was crystallized.
As a part of field support for humanitarian demining training and clearance management efforts, Star Mountain also provides mine clearance support using the demining support system (DSS).
Biophan and MYOTECH are co-developing MYOTECH's unique cardiac support system designed to treat many types of acute heart failure.
Although UM has frequently evolved as an intrusive "1-800-NURSE-NO" process, authorizations of referrals and admissions, especially for expensive out-of-network services, can serve as an education and support system if built around clinical guidelines or pathways that have been developed by the physicians themselves.
Abiomed currently manufactures and sells the AB5000[TM] Circulatory Support System and the BVS([R]) 5000 Biventricular Support System for the temporary support of all patients with failing but potentially recoverable hearts.
Abiomed's AB5000(TM) Circulatory Support System which provides temporary support for one or both sides of the natural heart in circumstances where the heart has failed, giving the patient's heart the opportunity to rest and potentially recover - and giving surgeons the therapeutic flexibility necessary to determine the best endpoint for treatment.

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