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hospital

 [hos´pit'l]
an institution for the care and treatment of the acutely sick and injured.
day hospital a facility that offers professional health care, such as psychiatric care or rehabilitation services, to individuals who require services but are able to return to their homes overnight.
hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee a committee established in 1991 by the United States Government with members appointed by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. It provides advice and guidance related to isolation practices and serves as an advisory committee to the centers for disease control and prevention for updating guidelines and policy statements related to control of nosocomial infection.
open hospital
1. a mental hospital, or section of a hospital, without locked doors or other forms of physical restraint.
2. a hospital to which health care providers who are not staff members may send their own patients and supervise their treatment.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

o·pen hos·pi·tal

a hospital where all physicians, not only members of the regular staff, or those on a selective membership list, are permitted to send their patients and control their treatment; extremely rare, because most hospitals limit physician access in some measure.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

o·pen hos·pi·tal

(ō'pĕn hos'pi-tăl)
A health care facility where all physicians, not only members of the regular staff, are permitted to send their patients and control their treatment.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The resolution of these observed changes in risk-adjusted mortality rates may be related to increased cooperation between obstetric departments in the city, increased monitoring of the obstetric care delivery system by the public health department, or adaptive changes within the remaining open hospitals to cope with the increased volume of deliveries.
Bowden admitted that a recent evaluation criticised the UN for delays in delivering aid, but said that the report's findings indicated that once it reached people, assistance had proved invaluable in helping them, and the UN had also worked to open hospitals and other services essential to providing lifesaving services.
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As part of the agreement, EHG and MI will develop and manage several hospitals throughout the region, and is currently planning to open hospitals in the UAE, Algeria, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Turkey in the next five years.
This was one of the princess's numerous trips to the Midlands to meet charity workers, officially open hospitals and hospices, or to represent organisations of which she was patron, including the Institute.
They ran the hospital in an independent manner and it became an inspiration to many other towns, with nurses trained there and sent out to open hospitals elsewhere.
I'm not talking about the official visits they do or when they open hospitals or galleries or things like that.
The trend todayis to open hospitals with very high price tag while this country needs basic health facilities for the poor.