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decision support system

a procedure which is concerned with getting appropriate information to managers as and when they need it and which aids the manager in making decisions. Decision support systems are generally based upon interactive COMPUTER networks which can help the manager to solve problems and to gauge the effects of alternative outcomes of a decision. See INFORMATION MANAGEMENT.
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In addition, we are excited that Brenda Horn, who served as vice president of LifePoint's Tissue Services for more than 12 years, has joined the MIS team as our director of Business Development and will work out of our Charleston, South Carolina office.
MIS Arabia has extensive experience in manufacturing of large and heavy static process equipment with its state-of-the-art facility.
MIS Plain is an integrated part of MIS Decision Ware, MIS AG North America's software platform for planning, reporting and analysis.
If we were designing this technique for use in humans, we would insert the MIS gene into the patient's own normal skin or muscle cells, place the tissue complex on a polymer scaffolding mesh, and implant the modified cells in the patient," they explained.
Within six months, MIS had constructed its first tower at a cost of less than $7,000.
Reduced costs -- We wanted to save money by no longer purchasing and maintaining hardware and software -- and no longer employing a staff of technology professionals, which typically makes up the biggest part of a company's MIS budget.
JTC's Strong Digital Identity project, based on Encentuate TCI, was the basis for its MIS Asia IT Excellence award submission.
Orthopedic MIS Device Market (Scopes, Surgical Instruments) -- Neurosurgery MIS Device Market (Scopes, Surgical Instruments) -- ENT/Respiratory MIS Device Market (Scopes, Surgical Instruments) -- Cardiovascular MIS Device Market (Scopes, Surgical Instruments) -- Gastrointestinal System MIS Device Market (Scopes, Surgical Instruments) -- Urological and Gynecological MIS Device Market (Scopes, Surgical Instruments) All market data pertains to the world market at the manufacturers' level.
But, when the project manager demonstrated that all MIS needed to do to trim the due date by one day was to change a single line on the customer's bill, they began to support the project.
The DCA MIS Pro formatter is the latest in DCA's MIS family of products.
Newer innovations and rapidly evolving technologies in the field of surgical devices used in minimally invasive procedures will drive the MIS market.
Hospital de la Concepcion intends to use this newly acquired technology to offer patients 3-D MIS for general, oncology and Gynecological procedures.