• special-use property

    special-use property A property that has one highest and best use because of some special design. Two examples are airports and hospitals.
  • AHA

    AHA American Hospital Association: The American Hospital Association (AHA) is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. Close to 5,000 hospitals, health care...
  • preferred provider organization (PPO)

    preferred provider organization (PPO) A health plan in which certain doctors and hospitals have agreed to provide services for the members of certain groups on a prearranged reduced-fee basis in anticipation of receiving additional patients.
  • interstitial

    interstitial (1) The space between two occupied floors of a building. Similar to a plenum, but usually high and strong enough to walk in. Interstitial space is used extensively in ultrahigh concentrations of building utilities, common in hospitals and...
  • AAMC

    AAMC Association of American Medical Colleges: The AAMC serves and leads the academic medicine community to improve the health of all. The vision of the AAMC and its members is a healthy nation and world in which: - America's system of medical education...