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advanced activities of daily living (AADL)Acronym
air quality health index (AQHI)Canada
  ➥  Canadian program to rate air quality according to health risk.
alzheimer's disease cooperative study - activities of daily living (ADCS-ADL)Acronym
Association Canadienne de Santé Publique (ACSP)Company, Canada
  ➥  French acronym for Canadian Public Health Association.
Association Canadienne pour la Santé Mentale (ACSM)Company, Canada
  ➥  French acronym for Canadian Mental Health Association.
Association des Bibliothèques de la Santé du Canada (ABSC)Company, Canada
  ➥  French acronym for Canadian Health Libraries Association.
attending physician statement (APS)Acronym
Canadian Blood Services (CBS)Canada
Canadian Home Care Association (CHCA)Company, Canada
Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders (CORD)Company, Canada
Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA)Company Est.1907, Canada
  ➥  Non-profit organization.
Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA)Company, Canada
College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)Company, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba (CLPNM)Company, Manitoba, Canada
College of Physical Therapists of British Columbia (CPTBC)Company, British Columbia, Canada
College of Physicians & Surgeons of Manitoba (CPSM)Company, Manitoba, Canada
College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM)Company, Manitoba, Canada
Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD)Canada
  ➥  (Conseil des Canadiens avec Déficiences)
Credit Valley Hospital Foundation (CVHF)Company, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
daily living activities (DLA)Acronym
Direct Action in Support of Community Homes (DASCH)Company Est.1974, Canada
  ➥  A Winnipeg non-profit organization.
Edmonton Home Care Program (EHCP)Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
extended activities of daily living (EADL)Acronym
Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD)Company, Alberta, Canada
Provide parents with funding to access a range of supports and services.
group health insurance planDefinition (Insurance)
Health insurance that covers a large group of people, often as part as a employee benefit package.
Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge (HKPR)Company, Ontario, Canada
Health and Welfare Trust (HWT)Definition (Taxation, Insurance, Financial-banking)
A method for employers to offer their employees tax-free health benefits.
health care spending account (HCSA)Canada
health maintenance organization (HMO)Definition (Insurance)
A healthcare plan where insured people receive reasonably priced health insurance through an organization with firm guidelines on the scope of care.
healthcare planDefinition (Insurance)
Insurance that can cover medical and dental expenses for insured people.
high deductible health plan (HDHP)Definition (Insurance)
Health plans with high deductibles and low premiums.
home and community care (HACC)Canada
Home Care Evaluation and Research Centre (HCERC)Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  ➥  Joint initiative of the Faculty of Nursing and the Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto.
Home Care Program for Metropolitan Toronto (HCPMT)Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Institut National de Santé Publique du Québec (INSPQ)Company, Quebec, Canada
  ➥  French acronym for National Public Health Institute of Quebec.
Manitoba Society of Pharmacists (MSP)Company, Manitoba, Canada
Medicare to Home and Community (MTHAC)Canada
  ➥  Helped fund the Canadian Research Network for Care in the Community (CRNCC).
mobility related activities of daily living (MRADL)Acronym
National Aboriginal Diabetes Association (NADA)Company, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
National Case Management Network (NCMN)Canada
Ottawa General Hospital (OGH)Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI)Company, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
personal care home (PCH)Acronym
  ➥  Assisted living facility.
point of service (POS)Acronym
  ➥  Health and medical covergage plan.
Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH)Company, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
private health services plan (PHSP)Canada
A method for businesses to provide health benefits for their employees that is both tax deductible for the business and non taxable for the employee.
  ➥  Provides tax-deductible health and dental benefits in Canada.
private healthcareDefinition (Taxation, Insurance, Financial-banking)
Health services no provided by the government, often paid out of pocket.
private home care provider (PHCP)Acronym
qualified high deductible health plan (QHDHP)Acronym
Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA)Canada
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