inpatient admission

inpatient admission

A term which, as defined in the UK, is an emergent, urgent or routine admission to hospital which marks the beginning of an inpatient episode, and entails a full admission procedure with completion of registration documents and formal acceptance of the patient by the hospital, the specialty and consultant for inpatient care. Inpatients may be admitted from outside the NHS, from another NHS inpatient service or day-case service, or as outpatients.
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For each inpatient admission, up to ten discharge diagnoses were recorded.
Meyer said in his complaint that several HMA hospitals had won higher government payments from the Medicare program for the elderly and disabled, in part by "the submission of fraudulent billing to Medicare through the improper admission of patients as inpatients even though such patients clearly did not meet the standards for inpatient admission.
In addition to very specific allegations about hospital practices, the Doghramji complaint alleged a statistical analysis that pin-pointed inpatient admission anomalies at over 70 CHS hospitals across the nation.
This will mean that most cases will be treated as out-patients and then in their own homes rather than as an inpatient admission.
HMO patients experience somewhat lower inpatient admission use rates with slightly shorter average lengths of hospital stay.
Many procedures that until recent years were routinely performed following inpatient admission are now performed in ambulatory surgery suites or in day surgery' programs.
Graylands HITH provides a contemporary and safe alternative for patients who would normally require an inpatient admission when their needs exceed the level of support provided by Community Mental Health Services, Mrs Morton said.
April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The use of observation is often misunderstood, especially the difference between observation services and inpatient admission.
WORLD OVERVIEW 85 HEALTHCARE DATA 85 World Overview, Hospitals 86 World Overview, Public Hospitals 89 World Overview, Private Hospitals 92 World Overview, Hospital Beds 95 World Overview, Hospital Bed Rate (Per 000 Population) 98 World Overview, Inpatient Admissions (000s) 101 World Overview, Inpatient Admission Rate (Per 000 Population) 104 World Overview, Average Length of Stay (Days) 107 World Overview, Surgical Procedures (000s) 109 World Overview, Outpatient Visits (000s) 112 World Overview, Outpatient Visit Rate (Per 000 Population) 115 World Overview, Physicians 118 World Overview, Physician Rate (Per 000 Population) 121 World Overview, Nurses 124 World Overview, Nurse Rate (Per 000 Population) 127
The 32,387 inpatient admissions for the 11 month interim period are greater than the yearly inpatient admission totals for each of the past two fiscal years.
Stroke and cardiac rehab clinical review criteria guidelines for ambulatory care, inpatient admission, continued stay and discharge; plus clinical care and prevention guidelines, resources and related web sites.
Unplanned Admission Following Ambulatory Surgery An unplanned admission following outpatient (ambulatory) surgery/procedure is an unplanned inpatient admission to the same hospital within 48 hours following an outpatient procedure.