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Synonyms for center

a point or an area equidistant from all sides of something

a place of concentrated activity, influence, or importance

a point of origin from which ideas or influences, for example, originate

to direct toward a common center

at, in, near, or being the center

Synonyms for center

the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher

the object upon which interest and attention focuses

the middle of a military or naval formation

(basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team

(football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback

a place where some particular activity is concentrated

(ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team

the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering

mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers

the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game

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(American football) the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play

a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game

equally distant from the extremes

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of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually


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LaDonna Jergins, facility manager at the Evansville Surgery Center, claims ambulatory surgery centers "get patients back to work sooner, because they provide an experience that is more positive.
Hospitals with freestanding ambulatory surgery centers organized under separate budget centers may be able to hold down costs and increase market share by meeting price competition from independent centers, but they will not be able to cover cost overruns and allocate costs from elsewhere in the usual manner and still meet the competition from lower cost providers.
The addition of the Central Coast Ambulatory Surgery Center and the urgent care centers should provide Summit with the capability for an integrated health care delivery system in the San Luis Obispo market and should continue positioning Summit for the competitive realities of managed care," stated Don Amaral, president and chief executive officer.
Nasdaq:NOVA) today announced that it has acquired a 60% interest in an ambulatory surgery center located in Sandusky, Ohio.
Nasdaq:NOVA) today announced that one of its majority-owned subsidiaries has acquired the John Kenyon Center for Eye Surgery, an ophthalmic ambulatory surgery center located in Jeffersonville, Indiana.
IVN's Ambulatory Surgery Center Membership includes over 60 eye surgery centers representing over 100,000 eye surgical procedures annually.
Located at 24727 Tomball Parkway, inside the Spring Creek Medical Center, Spring Creek Surgery Center is a 12,000 square foot ambulatory surgery center.
Atwood will oversee all operations of the ambulatory surgery center that opened February 2006.
com/), one of the nation's top 10 public relations firms, today announced the addition of the Association of Licensure-Exempt Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ALEASC) to its client roster.
1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federated Ambulatory Surgery Association, the nation's largest organization of ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), today shipped off nearly 2,000 "Open House Toolkits" to ASCs across the country.
Triad, through its affiliates, owns and manages hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers in small cities and selected larger urban markets.