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synonyms for elective

  • electoral
  • constituent
  • voluntary
  • voting
  • discretionary
  • facultative
  • nonobligatory
  • not compulsory
  • optional
  • selective
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Ballad Health, whose 21 hospitals serve that region, temporarily stopped all elective surgeries and set up mobile morgues.
900,000 INFECTED. NEARLY 15,000 DEAD. HOW THE CORONAVIRUS TORE THROUGH D.C., MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA.REBECCA TAN, ANTONIO OLIVO, JOHN D. HARDENFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Funding from Congress has provided some relief for hospital systems across the country, but many are losing money as a result of halting elective surgeries.
THE PANDEMIC’S LASTING EFFECTS ON YOUNG MEDICAL WORKERSTERRY NGUYENFEBRUARY 1, 2021VOX
Clinical trials and elective procedures for other conditions have been put on hold.
COVID-19 VACCINES COULD END THE PANDEMIC BY ELIMINATING SEVERE CASESKATE BAGGALEYJANUARY 29, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Typically, the most profitable services hospitals offer are elective procedures, such as hip replacements or knee surgeries.
COVID-19 COULD TEACH US HOSPITALS SOME LESSONS, IF THEY’RE WILLING TO LISTENANNALISA MERELLIJANUARY 28, 2021QUARTZ
Youngkin, 54, who in September retired as co-chief executive of the Washington private equity giant Carlyle Group, has never held elective office.
FORMER CARLYLE EXECUTIVE GLENN YOUNGKIN JOINS RACE FOR VIRGINIA GOVERNORLAURA VOZZELLAJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
During the pandemic, hospitals were forced to forgo elective surgeries and other nonessential services that help drive the minimal revenue that rural facilities bring in annually.
HOW THE CARES ACT FORGOT AMERICA’S MOST VULNERABLE HOSPITALSBY BRIANNA BAILEY, THE FRONTIERJANUARY 26, 2021PROPUBLICA
Ambulance use surged in 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic, even as emergency medical service providers struggled due to the revenue hit they took from delayed and canceled elective procedures.
THESE FUTURISTIC FLYING AMBULANCES MAY SOON BE ZOOMING AROUND NEW YORKVANESSA BATES RAMIREZJANUARY 8, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
The drop in volumes for elective business for health systems has had a dramatic negative impact on their financials.
IS IT TIME FOR A PAY-IF-YOU’RE-CURED HEALTH CARE MODEL?CHARU KASTURIJANUARY 4, 2021OZY
Eddington said elective courses were designed to match the range of students’ career goals.
MEDICAL CANNABIS MASTER’S PROGRAM AT UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SEES GROWTH SINCE LAUNCHTRACY MITCHELL GRIGGSDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In Southwest Virginia, where cases have been surging, the Ballad Health hospital system has suspended elective surgeries so it can better handle an influx of patients.
OFFICIALS OUTLINE PLANS FOR CORONAVIRUS VACCINE DISTRIBUTION IN WASHINGTON REGIONREBECCA TAN, ERIN COX, LAURA VOZZELLA, MICHAEL BRICE-SADDLERDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO ELECTIVE

  • at the call
  • elective
  • facultative
  • judge and jury
  • leftover
  • nonmandatory
  • nonobligatory
  • open
  • optional
  • unrestricted
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