elective admission

elective admission

A term defined by the NHS Data Model and Dictionary as an admission in which “…the decision to admit can be separated in time from the actual admission”, and usually requires at least a one-night stay.

Types
Booked admission, planned admission, waiting-list admission.
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Adaptation, extension of the Central Elective admission (ZEA),
The NIS captures age, primary expected payer, billed charges, and an indicator for whether the case was an elective admission.
These changes occurred despite a significant decrease in the emergency to elective admission ratio.
The distribution of elective admission status by medical versus surgical DRG categories is also shown in Figure 1.
Table 1: Description of Covariates in the Australian and New Zealand Paediatric Intensive Care Registry Variable Variable Description ICU length of stay Patient length of stay in ICU measured in days Respiratory support Mechanical respiratory support in the first hour given within the first hour of admission(0/1; no/yes) Elective admission Was the admission elective?
Health plans need authorization systems that allow them to define types of authorization, including prospective authorizations for elective procedures; concurrent authorizations, usually in the case of urgent treatment, such as same-day elective admission to the hospital; and retrospective authorization.
Based upon continuous audit, our criteria for elective admission to PICU have evolved over the past several years.
It achieved eight out of nine key targets including access to a GP; access to a primary care professional; drug misuse treatment; the wait for outpatients and for patients' elective admission.
Trust chief executive Chris Heginbotham said: "It is very pleasing to see we came within a whisker of achieving in-patient elective admission figures for our November target.
By 2005 it is hoped that every patient will be able to book every hospital appointment and elective admission, giving them a choice of a convenient date and time rather than being assigned a time by the hospital.
It is critical that hospitals and health care providers test individuals with unverified penicillin allergies at hospital admission or prior to elective admissions.