inpatient care unit

inpatient care unit

a hospital unit organized for the provision of medical and nursing services to a group of inpatients. Units are usually grouped according to diagnosis or other common characteristics, such as maternity or surgical patients.
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Each inpatient care unit received two white noise machines as part of the safe sleep bundle.
Contract awarded for Chungnam National University Hospital Arthritis Center can care unit and inpatient care unit facilities repair work (construction)
In August 2009, a Kaizen event was held to standardize phlebotomy carts and emphasize prompt arrival to the first inpatient care unit of the morning shift.
Dedicated Zebra printers for the ID bands will be located on each inpatient care unit, as shown in Figures 3 and 4.
A Midwest medical center with 59,000 annual ED visits instituted a bed management strategy to decrease the need to board, or hold, admitted hospital patients in the ED awaiting transfer to an inpatient care unit.
The Emergency Department/Renker Pavilion project was intended to achieve two objectives: renovate and expand the outdated and overcrowded Emergency Department (ED), and create a dedicated inpatient care unit to serve a unique population of patients requiring a high degree of privacy and support services.
For instance, in the adult inpatient care unit, there is a quiet library area with a fireplace at the end of the wing, as well as a more active family gathering space, complete with a full kitchen.
The facility-based expert panel includes staff nurses and other nursing staff representatives of direct-care nursing providers, assistant or associate nurse executives, evening and night shift supervisory staff, nurse managers representing all inpatient care units, and finance office personnel.
The inpatient care units are organized using a four-bed "cluster" concept that allows staff to remain closer to the patient and improves operating efficiency.
The hospital's chief nursing officer shall establish a mechanism for obtaining input from nurses in all inpatient care units who provide direct patient care regarding the nursing services staffing plan recommendations.
Nine two-story inpatient care units wrap around open-air gardens to provide access to safe outdoor environments.
The next phase of Expansion 2009 is scheduled to open this fall, when surgical services moves to the new section, followed by the inpatient care units.