Wanted: Other ways to say ‘implementation’

Pia Christensen

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Pia Christensen (@AHCJ_Pia) is the managing editor/online services for AHCJ. She manages the content and development of healthjournalism.org, coordinates social media efforts of AHCJ and assists with the editing and production of association guides, programs and newsletters.


Health care journalists need synonyms for ‘implementation’

With the re-election of Barack Obama, the march toward implementing health care reform will continue. But @JoanneKenen, AHCJ’s topic leader on health reform, noted that what health care journalists need now are synonyms for "implementation."

Storified by Pia Christensen · Wed, Nov 07 2012 09:35:56

what health care journalists need now: synonyms for "implementation." #hcr #obamacare #acaJoanne Kenen
@charlesornstein @JoanneKenen Synonyms for implementation: enact, adopt, phase in, begin, launch, install, put in place, kickstart.Jordan Rau
Execution? RT @charlesornstein: RT @JoanneKenen: what health care journalists need now: synonyms for "implementation." #hcr #obamacare #acaKristen Hallam
@kristen_hallam @charlesornstein hmmm. Execution might be a Dem synonym but a GOP antonym….#hcrJoanne Kenen
next..GOP antonyms MT @jordanrau: @charlesornstein Synonyms 4 implement: enact, adopt, phase in, launch, install, put in place kickstart…Joanne Kenen
@JoanneKenen "putting into practice" … "carry out" … What else, folks? Synonyms for "implementation." #hcr #obamacare #acaCarla K. Johnson
@joannekenen @charlesornstein Hard to find a neutral synonym. Fulfillment, also problematic. Let’s invent a new word! ACAzation.Kristen Hallam