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Delivery

The tender and receipt of an actual commodity or financial instrument in settlement of a futures contract.

Delivery

The transfer of a security or an underlying asset to a buyer. The term is often used in options, forward, and futures contracts, in which payment and delivery are separated by a relatively long period of time. Most of the time, however, delivery does not occur, as most traders offset their positions with opposite contracts.

delivery

1. The transfer of a security to an investor's broker in order to satisfy an executed sell order. Delivery is required by the settlement date.
2. The transfer of a specified commodity in order to meet the requirements of a commodity contract that has been sold.

delivery

The transfer of possession from one person to another.Deeds and leases require delivery before they are effective. Delivery does not depend on manual transfer, but does depend on the intent of the parties. Deeds are delivered when placed within the possession or control of the grantee in such a manner that the grantor cannot regain possession or control.

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There is no national benchmark for an acceptable rate of early elective delivery, so Leapfrog tapped an expert panel to say that 12% or fewer would be acceptable.
Some hospitals are still reporting early elective delivery rates higher than 20 and 30 percent, which means there is still work to be done," added Binder.
Physicians who wanted to schedule an early-term elective delivery were required to obtain permission from their hospital's ob.
The attributable risk of the primary outcome due to elective delivery before 39 weeks of gestation was 48% at 37 weeks, a result implying that postponing elective delivery to 39 weeks might prevent 48% of cases of the primary outcome," Dr.
Timing of delivery is elective delivery between 37 weeks and 5 days' gestation and 38 weeks and 6 days' gestation followed by either C-section or by inducing labor.
Meeting CMS' interim performance improvement targets in eight areas of focus and exceeding the 30 percent goal in areas such as early elective delivery, surgical site infections, falls, ventilator-associated pneumonia and pressure ulcers.
Delivery by 38 weeks' gestation is advisable, and some physicians suggest elective delivery by 37 weeks to decrease the risk of stillbirth, but it's not clear whether the potential benefits of delivering at 37 weeks outweigh the risks from preterm delivery, Dr.
The quality improvement program provides information and education to help hospitals, clinicians and patients better understand the consequences of early elective delivery and the importance of the last weeks of pregnancy in the full-term, 39 week developmental process.
Of the 296 patients being delivered by scheduled cesarean section for elective indications at the hospital, 222 (75%) were delivered in accordance with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' recommendations for timing of elective delivery.