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specialty hospital

1. A hospital that provides a limited range of services (e.g., orthopedic surgery, ophthalmology, or obstetrics). 2. A hospital in which two thirds of Medicare patients receive care for just two Diagnosis-Related Groups (DRGs).
2. A hospital in which two thirds of Medicare patients receive care for just two Diagnosis-Related Groups (DRGs).
3. A hospital in which two thirds of patients are assigned for outpatient surgical procedures.
See also: hospital
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Allegiance Specialty Hospital and Midland, Texas was a great facility to work with," says TCG Senior Consultant Tiffani Meier.
Table 1: Characteristics of Medicare Enrollees and Non-Medicare Enrollees in the SID Data Admitted to Specialty and General Hospitals (AMI Patients) Medicare Patients in SID Specialty Hospital General Hospital N= 2,884 N= 26,247 Characteristic (1) (2) Demographics Proportion of age 180 (6.
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A report by the General Accounting Office, Congress' watchdog arm, noted that the number of specialty hospitals tripled since 1990 to 92 in number.
Northwest Specialty Hospital is a physician owned surgical hospital located in Post Falls, Idaho.
This certification is evidence of the commitment the staff of Warm Springs Specialty Hospital of New Braunfels has made to always deliver quality care and a great patient experience," says Anthony Misitano, president and chief executive officer, Post Acute Medical.
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The physician-owned specialty hospital model came under fire again in 2007 after a death of a patient who had been at a specialty hospital in Texas.
Specialty hospitals represent a small but growing segment of the health care industry.
Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital opened in 2004 with a core group of orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, pain management practitioners and ENT specialists and now has 32 physician partners.
My bet is that this will be very good for the specialty hospital.
Twenty-eight states have at least one specialty hospital, but approximately two-thirds of the 100 hospitals are located in seven states: Arizona, California, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Texas.

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