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Hard Stop

A definite time at which a meeting must end. A hard stop is usually announced beforehand. For example, if the CEO has to catch a plane at 6 p.m., the board meeting may have a hard stop at 4 p.m.
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Carbon ceramic also provides fade-free performance after repeated hard stops.
Must have the ability to program multi-tier notifications or hard stops based on University policy.
However, hard stops may be challenging to implement depending on the culture of an individual institution, where physician resistance to change may not only negate the intended benefit of the intervention, but may also make it more difficult to implement similar interventions in the future.
VTE discharge instructions were difficult for hard stops to solve.
T5Xi features include one-piece, oversized 30mm or 34mm tubes; five-times magnification zoom ranges; tapered magnification rings that are angled so power settings are visible while positioned behind the scope; low-profile knobs with audible click adjustments for windage, elevation, parallax, and reticle illumination; resettable turrets with hard stops at zero; Steiner's unique Never-Lost turret second rotation indicator in which the mil numbers on the scale change automatically after the first 120-click revolution to prevent the user from getting lost on the dial; and locking diopter setscrews.
Results of the Surveillance and Correction of Unnecessary Antibiotic Therapy (SCOUT) study showed that total antibiotic days of therapy (DOT) in the Parkland NICU dropped by 27% following implementation of an antibiotic stewardship program featuring hard stops built into the electronic medical record, Dr.
The next target for Wrightspeed is garbage trucks, which typically can make 1,000 hard stops per day, consume upwards of 14,000 gallons of fuel per year and weigh 10 to 15 times as much as a Tesla Model S sedan.
We have a number of required hard stops, locations we are required to visit and interpret.
Using multiple vendors can create breaks in system communications and potential hard stops that slow turn times, cost more money and cause deal fallout.
6 Hard stops and squeeze film gas damping are major contributors to the diminutive 1.
The alert was not a hard stop, as we have organizationally made a decision to minimize hard stops.
Christensen confesses that the only way he has been able to accomplish the balance that reflects what truly matters to him is by "setting hard stops, barriers, and boundaries in my life" and offers a few memorable examples.