non-patient

non-patient

A UK term for a person (e.g., the parent of a sick child) who is serving as a companion of an inpatient and is given accommodation, but not care (board and lodging only), in hospital premises.
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UCART19 utilizes Cellectis proprietary, allogeneic approach to develop CAR-T therapies that engineer T-cells from non-patient donors for use in multiple patients.
Indeed, a recent study found that the ED doctors surveyed and observed only spent about 28% of their time in direct face-to-face patient care, with the majority of the non-patient time being spent on the electronic medical record.
It also concluded the wards needed a "deep clean", with a number of non-patient areas containing debris and broken garden furniture.
Prior to this new ruling, hospitals had the option of defining Outpatients, with lab tests ONLY ordered, as a Non-Patient (NP) and of billing these patients on a 14X bill type along with the traditional pure outreach NPs.
Non-patient monitoring companies too are breaking into the market through acquisition and technology innovation.
The results showed that cell phone ownership among these mental health patients was comparable with ownership among a nationally representative, non-patient sample, with the exception that more patients than non-patients shared their mobile phones.
8220;One of the challenges facing EMR's and EHR's is the distribution of content to non-patient facing personnel.
In addition, the cited work did not use available norm data to compare patients on waiting lists with non-patient populations.
Art and imaginative expression are recurring motifs in the book, reflected in many examples of both patient and non-patient art.
Gatapia further argued that Nurse Spero's status as a non-patient did not preclude the statute from applying because she alleged "acts, errors, or mistakes related to health care services provided by Dr.
I was speaking with a mental health practitioner recently who was dealing with a situation where a non-patient was in apparent need of therapy or counseling.