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Procurement

The act of buying, especially for business purposes. This term is often used in the energy industries; for example, one may procure oil in order to refine it.

procurement

see PURCHASING, BUYING PROCESS.
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The data were tabulated, and we recorded the average participation rate of Canadian urology residents in organ procurement surgeries.
Systems that facilitate real-time notification of possible disease transmission to tissue banks, organ procurement organizations, and other transplant centers do not exist, and development is hindered by the lack of standardized tissue nomenclature and identification standards (9,10).
Rather, they are allocated by transplant surgeons and organ procurement officials on the basis of perceived need.
The Reg Green Award for Excellence in Communications honors a public relations or communications professional within the organ procurement organization (OPO) community for ongoing and dedicated service to the profession, whose contributions have heretofore gone unrecognized.
United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) & Organ Procurement Transplantation Network (OPTN).
China announced in late March it has formed its first alliance of organ procurement organizations (OPOs) to better regulate its national organ transplant system.
This makes organ procurement a potential solution to aid our current lack of open surgical experience for urology residents.
Organ Procurement and Preservation for Transplantation was published by Academic Press, New York in 1982, just as the best ways to preserve donation organs were first being sought, and again in 1997 by Landes when general consensus had been reach on many matters and new techniques and approached had been developed.
Because rules require anonymity between organ donors and recipients, the letter was sent to the organ procurement agency in Amarillo, which was supposed to forward it to the donor's family.
The nation's 63 federally approved organ procurement organizations collect an average of $24,000 per organ, or $70,000 per cadaver, from ultimate medical payers.