- The definition of a PPO is an abbreviation for preferred provider organization, which means a healthcare system that provides discounts to subscribers for services they receive from certain healthcare providers.
An example of a PPO is Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO.
Origin of PPOp(referred) p(rovider) o(rganization)
ppo - Computer Definition
An operator of a radio paging system for private use. PPOs are unregulated, but must share unlicensed spectrum with other users in the VHF and UHF bands. Enterprises operating in large campus environments may operate private paging systems. Restaurants often operate private paging systems to notify servers when orders are ready or to notify diners when a table is available. See also paging system, radio, spectrum, UHF, and VHF.