outpatient services

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outpatient services

(1) Medical and other services provided to a non-admitted patient by a hospital or other qualified facility—e.g., mental health clinic, rural health clinic, mobile X-ray unit, free-standing dialysis unit.
 
Examples
Physical therapy, diagnostic X-ray, lab tests, outpatient services.
 
(2) A service provided in less than one day—i.e., up to 23 hours and 59 minutes—at a hospital outpatient department or community mental health center.

outpatient services

Hospital-based services Managed care Medical and other services provided, to a nonadmitted Pt, by a hospital or other qualified facility–eg, mental health clinic, rural health clinic, mobile X-ray unit, free-standing dialysis unit Examples Physical therapy, diagnostic X-ray, lab tests. See Ambulatory services.
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Among hospital-based services for people living with dementia is a new PS10m, 24-bed acute assessment and treatment dementia care unit at Monkwearmouth Hospital.
For example, some traditionally hospital-based services could be available in the community and consultant-led teams, so that people need fewer trips to outpatient departments and have shorter stays in hospital.
Asked about his priorities in aged care, the minister said initiatives to support the nursing workforce in the sector "would be considered in the context of the needs of the older population, the continuum between home, community and hospital-based services, and making the best use of the non-regulated support workforce and the three nursing scopes of practice".
He will be responsible for transfer center operations, patient placement services, care management and transition of care processes, hospital-based services, physician partnerships and utilization management.
Sheppard Pratt Health System is the largest provider of hospital-based services for children and adolescents in Maryland.
In addition to comprehensive hospital-based services including 24/7 emergency services, it also offers outpatient specialty services including oncology, primary care, general surgery, neurosciences, imaging, lab, breast health, wound care, sports medicine, diabetes and nutrition education, home health, hospice, sleep disorders, speech and hearing, mental health and physical rehabilitation.
e High Court in Cardi is currently hearing a challenge to Hywel Dda University Health Board's decision to change the delivery of certain hospital-based services in Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire.
Early hospital-based services were established at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital and Steve Biko Academic Hospital.
We are also trying to develop a business industry to reduce costs in hospital-based services, similar to what is implemented in Canada.
Sir Leonard Fenwick, chief executive of the Newcastle Hospitals, said: "Our manifesto Better Together, launched by the Council of Governors in 2010, is coming into fruition by bringing together community and hospital-based services - very much integrated joined-up care from home to hospital and back again.
To the extent that electronic medical records exist, they have been centered around hospital-based services and financial needs.
The new hospital, in Ystrad Mynach, replaces the old hospitals in Caerphilly borough and will bring some hospital-based services back into the area.

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