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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[A]ll time spent by an intern or resident in an approved medical residency training program in a non-provider setting that is primarily engaged in furnishing patient care in non-patient care activities ...
The study involves administration of a single or multiple doses of MultiStem, an allogeneic (non-patient) cell therapy product, to patients following radiation therapy and a donor derived hematopoietic stem cell transplant.
The court found that a telephone conversation between a non-treating physician and a treating physician concerning the case, even when the treating physician relies on the non-treating physician's opinion, without more, is insufficient to establish a physician-patient relationship, which is a sine qua non before a physician has a duty or liability to a non-patient.
Hospitals: Distribution of Cost By Payor Type (1980, 2000 & 2007) 1980 2000 2007 Non-patient (1) 2.7 2.8 2.2 Uncompensated Care (2) 5.1 6 5.8 Private Payor 41.8 38.7 36.5 Other Government 6.1 1.4 1.5 Medicaid 9.6 12.8 14.8 Medicare 34.6 38.3 39.2 (1) Costs for cafeterias, parking lots, gift shops and other non-patient care operating services and are not attributed to any one payer.
Figures for the Royal and Broadgreen relate to non-patient areas in the majority of cases.
Emerson Network Power (Columbus, OH) launches a high efficiency 100-150 watt ACDC supply that features both ITE and non-patient contact and non-patient critical medical safety approvals.
With both ITE and non-patient contact and non-patient critical medical safety approvals, the LPS103-M 100-150 w AC/DC power supply from Emerson Network Power measures 2" x 4" x 1.29".
A total of 147 male subjects (29 schizophrenics, 38 depressed, 80 non-patient controls) were asked to indicate their preferences for hand, foot, eye, and ear on the Sidedness Bias Schedule.
The Texas Court of Appeals noted that in general there is no duty to control the conduct of others and that the Texas Supreme Court had declined on numerous occasions to recognize that a healthcare provider owes a duty to a third party non-patient arising out of the healthcare provider's treatment of a patient, although such a duty would be imposed if the healthcare provider had a right and a duty to control the patient beyond the control ordinarily exercised by a physician over a patient.
* Non-Patient Care Operating Net Revenues--Net revenues derived from the sale of non-patient goods and services, such as items in the hospital gift shop.
The following costs per admission were calculated using public-sector pricing: (i) total costs; (ii) patient-specific costs; (iii) non-patient specific costs; and (iv) capital costs.
Action short of a strike could include refusing to work unpaid overtime, insisting on taking breaks to comply with the European working time directive, and a refusal to attend non-patient related meetings.

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