ambulatory care centre

ambulatory care centre

Medspeak-UK
A health service centre in the UK in which a patient is admitted and discharged on the same day. Ambulatory care centres provide an array of outpatient, imaging, day surgery and medical diagnostic services designed around the needs of the patient.

Medspeak-US
A free-standing facility that provides non-emergent medical, or less commonly, dental services. ACCs often have short waiting times, may not require appointments, and have a non-permanent or rotating medical staff; most visits to these centres occur outside of the regular work hours by patients who feel that their particular problem cannot wait until their private physician is available.
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According to Skanska, it will build a new 15,000 square-metre, five-storey Ambulatory Care Centre, which will include an emergency department, surgical and imaging suites and a pharmacy and physician office space.
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It is currently installing an integrated building system in the new Sandwell and West Birmingham Ambulatory Care Centre.
These include either: L A pounds 19.6m ambulatory care centre, which would include almost all the hospital's outpatient services, such as dermatology, antenatal, sexual health, ear nose and throat and dental clinics, as well as facilities for day surgery, X-ray and other testing services.
beds -- will include an enhanced emergency department, critical care; surgical care, diagnostic imaging capabilities, rehabilitation care, a new ambulatory care centre and administrative services.
develop a plan to incorporate a new corporation by November 30, 1997, `Sherbourne Hospital Corporation' to establish and assume the ownership and governance of an ambulatory care centre at the site of the Central Hospital.

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