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  • June 30, 2017 30 Jun'17

    click and collect

    Click and collect is a hybrid e-commerce model in which people purchase or select items online and pick them up in-store or at a centralized collection point.  Continue Reading

  • June 30, 2017 30 Jun'17

    proximity marketing (hyperlocal marketing)

    Proximity marketing, sometimes referred to as hyperlocal marketing, is the wireless delivery of promotional material to mobile users in a specific location.  Continue Reading

  • June 30, 2017 30 Jun'17

    machine learning

    Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence (AI) that allows software applications to become more accurate in predicting outcomes without being explicitly programmed.  Continue Reading

  • June 29, 2017 29 Jun'17

    multichannel retail

    Multichannel retail is an approach in which retailers offer consumers multiple options for how and where they make purchases.  Continue Reading

  • June 29, 2017 29 Jun'17

    mobile device

    A mobile device is essentially a handheld computer. Although the category of mobile device might seem to include any electronic device small enough to be carried around, the term implies wireless communications and the capacity for general computing.  Continue Reading

  • June 29, 2017 29 Jun'17

    static URL

    A static uniform resource locator (URL) is a name-based website address that is direct, unchanging, clear and contains no session or user identification information.  Continue Reading

  • June 29, 2017 29 Jun'17

    robots.txt

    Robots.txt is a text file used on websites to provide instructions to webcrawlers or “robots” that index pages for search engines.  Continue Reading

  • June 29, 2017 29 Jun'17

    preventive health

    Preventive health is the use of recognized proactive health screenings, counseling and maintenance to prevent future illness and treatment.  Continue Reading

  • June 28, 2017 28 Jun'17

    subrogation

    Subrogation is a legal right that lets an insurance company seek to recover costs from any third party who is responsible for the damages. The term subrogation literally means one party is standing in the place of another party.  Continue Reading

  • June 28, 2017 28 Jun'17

    pay for performance (P4P)

    Pay for performance (P4P), in healthcare, is a payment model where hospitals, physicians and other healthcare workers are given financial incentives for meeting performance objectives. P4P is also known as value-based purchasing within that context.  Continue Reading

  • June 28, 2017 28 Jun'17

    dedicated short-range communication (DSRC)

    Dedicated short-range communication (DSRC) is a wireless communication technology designed to allow automobiles in the intelligent transportation system (ITS) to communicate with other automobiles or infrastructure technology.  Continue Reading

  • June 28, 2017 28 Jun'17

    brainstorming

    Brainstorming is a group problem-solving method that involves the spontaneous contribution of creative ideas and solutions.  Continue Reading

  • June 28, 2017 28 Jun'17

    affiliate marketing

    Affiliate marketing is a performance-based marketing strategy in which one company pays another for referred business.  Continue Reading

  • June 27, 2017 27 Jun'17

    beacon (proximity beacon)

    A beacon, in the context of location-based services, is a small hardware device that enables data transmission to mobile devices when the users are within a specific range of the device. Such beacons are sometimes called proximity beacons.  Continue Reading

  • June 26, 2017 26 Jun'17

    corporate culture model

    A corporate culture model is the organizing principle behind the values, beliefs and attitudes that characterize a company and guide its practices.clans and market-based models.  Continue Reading

  • June 25, 2017 25 Jun'17

    patient similarity

    Patient similarity is the concept of researching the best treatments and the ones to avoid based on the records of like individuals with like health conditions.  Continue Reading

  • June 25, 2017 25 Jun'17

    patient portal

    A patient portal is a web-based access point that enables self-serve health IT services for patients.  Continue Reading

  • June 22, 2017 22 Jun'17

    patient matching

    Patient matching is a process of comparing data from different health IT systems to see if data sources match and belong to the same patient to obtain a complete record of the patient’s health history and medical care.  Continue Reading

  • June 22, 2017 22 Jun'17

    PageRank

    PageRank (PR) is Google’s main method of ranking web pages for placement on a search engine results page (SERP). PageRank refers to the system and the algorithmic method that Google uses to rank pages as well as the numerical value assigned to pages...  Continue Reading

  • June 22, 2017 22 Jun'17

    nofollow

    Nofollow is a meta tag that can be added to a site’s robots.txt file or to individual links to stop search engine webcrawlers from following links on the page.  Continue Reading

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