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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the solution may also need to include the provision for some non-patient services in waiting rooms and similar.
According to the 2016 final rule, a non-patient facing EC must bill 100 or fewer patient-facing encounters in a calendar year.
The first step is to determine whether or not the radiologist and/or group is patient facing or non-patient facing.
Only operate and store the battery charger and cart with charger outside of patient rooms and in non-patient care areas.
Over the years, doctors have recognized that more and more of their time was spent on non-patient care activities but probably haven't recognized the magnitude of that change," Christine Sinsky, MD, vice president of professional satisfaction at the AMA and lead author on the study, said in an interview.
Working in non-patient areas, they use infrared laser scanners and an inbuilt map to navigate their way around predetermined routes inside the hospital.
The majority noted that hospitals may prohibit picketing in non-patient care areas if necessary to prevent patient disturbance or disruption of health care operations," Cohen wrote.
com , far beyond many 4 or 5 * hotels in Budapest and provides exceptional value, for Helvetic Clinics dental patients paying just [Euro]40-70 per night, as compared to non-patient guests paying up to [Euro]140 per night.
These non-patient specific (allogeneic) AST-VAC2 cells are designed to express a modified form of telomerase, a protein widely expressed in tumour cells, but rarely found in normal cells.
Nascimento (2007) collected 409 protocols of adult non-patient subjects, both genders, from urban and rural areas from the state of Sao Paulo, and compiled normative tables for all Rorschach CS variables; the author also built norms for 118 adolescents from the city of Sao Paulo (Nascimento, in press).
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.
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.