critical access hospital


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critical access hospital

Rural primary care hospital, see there.

critical access hospital

A hospital in a rural area that has a limited capacity and provides a limited number of services.
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The organization is composed of Illinois hospitals who have earned critical access hospital designation by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
critical access hospital status, hospital's patient-mix by race) are significant predictors of both a hospital's likelihood of providing any observation care and the prevalence of observation care provided conditional on providing any, other factors are unique predictors of each outcome.
In 2006, the federal government stopped allowing states to identify new critical access hospitals, but existing ones were grandfathered in.
We're really not asking for any different reimbursement methodology than those other 29 critical access hospitals in the state," Tucker said.
Healthland is America's largest provider of fully integrated solutions to rural community and critical access hospitals, serving more than 500 clients across the country.
PeaceHealth, which owns Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield, has signed a purchase agreement for a 22-acre property near Friday Harbor Airport on San Juan Island where it intends to build the integrated medical center and critical access hospital.
Lewis said Osceola was a critical access hospital, which meant that Medicare would reimburse the hospital 101 percent of its cost in an attempt to keep the rural hospital open.
As a Critical Access Hospital, we take what may appear to be small infusions of grant money to some institutions and drive significant, positive impacts in terms of outcomes-that-matter.
Landry Hospital, a Critical Access Hospital (CAH), has selected its adaptive electronic health records and hospital information system software.
It also entered into a venture with Community Medical Center of Izard County, a 25-bed critical access hospital at Calico Rock, to provide home health and hospice services.
The result is Oregon's first critical access hospital and the first newly constructed critical access hospital in the nation, said Alan Yordy, chief executive officer for PeaceHealth in Oregon.
director of clinical informatics at Pullman Regional Hospital, a critical access hospital (CAH) located in Pullman, Wash.