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A prefix meaning with or together. A slang abbreviation for confidence, as in con man or con game. To con someone is to deceive or take advantage of a person through Fraud or trickery after winning the person's confidence. Con is also used as a slang abbreviation for convict, as in ex-con to mean someone previously incarcerated. An abbreviation for contra, which means against. To show the pros and cons of a particular issue means to present arguments or evidence on both sides.

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Does Certificate of Need Affect Cardiac Outcomes and Costs?
State review processes for a 230-kilovolt line between Bemidji and Grand Rapids are under way; decisions on its Certificate of Need and Route Permit are expected in 2009 and 2010, respectively.
Because PeaceHealth and Southwest are not proposing to add new beds, their merger proposal may not trigger a Certificate of Need review, Sigman said.
Construction on the new hospital in Little River, South Carolina, will begin following the approval of the Certificate of Need, and the new hospital will commence operations following completion of construction and receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals.
In its appeal, lawyers for the group of neighbors allege state regulators committed 16 errors in approving the Certificate of Need, such as: failing to evaluate availability of all hospitals within 50 miles, failing to find the proposed site contains "adequate" land, and finding that the proposed project will improve patients' reasonable access to service.
In 1998, subsequent to an in-depth financial and operational feasibility study, the Gurwin Center submitted an additional Certificate of Need to establish a 28-bed certified ventilator-dependent program to be situated within the fourth 40-bed unit in the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Pavilion.
This acquisition expands our geographic footprint to 36 new counties in the certificate of need (CON) state of Kentucky," said William F.
Health care company LHC Group Inc (NasdaqGS:LHCG) reported on Tuesday the completion of the acquisition of the assets of Infirmary Hospice Care in the State of Alabama, which is a Certificate of Need (CON) State for hospice services.
The state Department of Human Services said it planned to issue a certificate of need that would permit McKenzie-Willamette to build a 148-bed general hospital on the back nine of the RiverRidge Golf Course, north of Ayres Road on the west side of North Delta Highway.
Hospitals will no longer be required to obtain state Certificate of Need approval for swing beds.
As required by the state of Georgia, Regency has submitted an application for Certificate of Need (CON).
Under Oregon's rules, hospitals are allowed to expand within their service areas without applying for a new license, called a certificate of need.

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