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Indicator

Used in the context of general equities. Technical or fundamental measurement that securities analysts use to forecast the market's direction, such as investment advisory sentiment, volume of stock trading, direction of interest rates, and buying or selling by corporate insiders.

Indicator

A signal of a security's or the broader economy's health. An indicator may cause a company's stock to rise or fall in price. Indicators can be technical or fundamental in nature. There are three basic types of indicator. A leading indicator occurs before an event or trend takes place, and is thought to be predictive. A coincident indicator happens at the same time as the general trend. Finally, a lagging indicator occurs after the trend is well established, and is thought to confirm it. See also: Signal.

indicator

A variable used to forecast the value or change in the value of another variable. For example, changes in the producer price index are used to forecast subsequent changes in the consumer price index. Likewise, some financial analysts believe a change in the money supply is an indicator of the direction of the stock market. See also technical indicator.
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The second data source was the quality indicator project participant list in 2012, which includes the 2 major quality indicator projects in Taiwan, namely, Taiwan Clinical Performance Indicator (TCPI) and Taiwan Healthcare Indicator Series (THIS).
Quality indicators selected were those for which errors were frequent and improvements was possible, monitoring the critical step of total testing process and measurement of which on long-term basis was possible.
Experts' views are that falls are a nurse-sensitive quality indicator in RAC (Mueller & Karon 2004).
But does the existing system of quality indicators support the goals of reform identified by the Institute of Medicine (IOM)?
The first essential quality indicator has to do with participant description.
Many quality indicators are now linked to payment for both inpatient and outpatient care.
Quality Indicators Associated with Cost Effectiveness
Some of the soil quality indicator variables now proposed may not prove useful for evaluating soil quality at the scales of management and policy formation because they reflect the perspectives and expertise of specialized soil scientists and methodologies developed for short-term, small-scale research.
A study met the overall quality indicator if it (a) received a minimum mean score across two reviewers of 3 or better averaged across the components for that specific quality indicator and (b) received no component score of 1 from either reviewer.
Nursing-sensitive quality indicators for community-based settings include:

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