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AHA

American Hospital Association

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AMA

American Medical Association

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CAAHEP

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs

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CDC

Centers for Disease Control

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DEA

Drug Enforcement Agency

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FDA

Food & Drug Administration

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HCFA

Health Care Financing Administration

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HHA

Home Health Agency

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IOM

Institute of Medicine

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JCAHO

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Organizations

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NCI

National Cancer Institute

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NDC

National Drug Code

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NHC

National Health Council

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NIH

National Institutes of Health

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NLN

National League for Nursing

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NORD

National Organization for Rare Disorders

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PDR

Physicians Desk Reference

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UNOS

United Network for Organ Sharing

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USDHHS

U.S. Department of Health / Human Services

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USP

United States Pharmacopeia

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USPHS

U.S. Public Health Service

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VNA

Visting Nurse Association

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WHO

World Health Organization