public hospital


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gov·ern·ment hos·pi·tal

a hospital administered by officials of the city, county, state, or nation.
Synonym(s): public hospital

public hospital

A health care institution owned by a federal, state, or local government; PHs have had a significant role in caring for the sick in the US, but are regarded by some as anachronisms in an increasingly complex and costly health care environment with ↑ operating costs, economic recession, and governmental budgetary restraints
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In response to the growing public healthcare problem, the Sindh government is planning to allocate more state funds for public hospital renovations.
Construction of Canberras new purpose-built public hospital at the University of Canberra is now complete with operations expected to start mid-2018.
He flayed the government for making tall but 'false' claims of providing free medicines at every public hospital of the province.
Another consultant observed for the same amount of time was found e d for private many are ge he to be working on average 14 hours a week at the public hospital.
If the new hospital is a replacement for the present Maitland hospital, then it has to be a PUBLIC hospital.
Summary: Staff at Zgharta's Ehden Public Hospital decried delayed salaries Monday, demanding that authorities pay them their dues, the state-run National News Agency reported.
Many specialists at a public hospital in Pakistan actually take out time to visit patients instead of focusing on their private practice.
Sohag governor Ayman Abdel Moneim, along with the city's security director, visited Sohag public hospital on Tuesday, following an assault on two of its doctors, the Doctors Syndicate said in an official statement.
The separation of power and accountability between the government and hospital dean is either ambiguous or irrational with regard to the following aspects: Some important power was not defined to any side, hospital deans have large power on residual control right and residual claim, the setting of accountability is incomplete or ambiguous, which leads to the imbalance between incentive and restriction on public hospital deans.
Autonomous operation, essentially transforming each public hospital into a self-sufficient organisation, is scheduled to come into force on January 1, 2017.
Studied population is, in accordance with the assumptions of the research procedure, similar, although small differences in public hospital were noted down as a result of changes in the health care system.
The injured were transferred to Jerash Public Hospital were they were listed in moderate condition.