service patient

service patient

A patient who is the ward of a health facility, often by default. Service patients lack insurance and have a condition requiring long-term surveillance or care.

service patient

Public Pt Social medicine A Pt who is the ward of a health facility, often by default; SPs lack insurance and have a condition requiring long-term care. See Homeless(ness. ), 'Safety net' hospitals. Cf Private Pt.
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With the infusion therapy service patient can get intravenous treatment from the comfort of their home.
The remaining chapters switch focus from top to bottom, examining complexity issues of facilitation and implementation of reform and improvement policies and particularly focusing on the division of labor in health service patient care, knowledge transfer between organizations, and the problem of conflicting accountabilities in the orchestration of reform.
The North East Ambulance Service patient and public involvement forum was set up in December 2003.
Patient group the North East Ambulance Service Patient and Public Involvement Forum said last night it was "disapp-
I was admitted on May 22 as a social service patient due to chest pains.
Kenneth Efird, president of Nobilis, said, 'Hamilton Vein Center not only increases our in-network patient volume mix to over 60%, but its six facilities enhance our network of physicians, allowing Nobilis to generate additional surgical case volume and revenue while maintaining its commitment to high quality, concierge health care service patient experiences.
Huw, 30, from Cwmaman, who works in the Welsh Ambulance Service Patient Care Services, said: "My dad, Nicholas, died a couple of years ago of a heart attack and he was only 56 and that's what has inspired me."
'Once this dialysis center will start its operation, it will be one of the biggest in Western Visayas,' Cadiao said, adding the dialysis center will complement the center in Culasi District Hospital in Culasi town where currently a 10-bed capacity can service patients from the northern part of Antique.
This facility will service patients across the eastern region of Saudi Arabia and is staffed by GPs, internal medicine consultants, paediatricians, ICU intensivists, rehabilitation consultants, psychologists and therapists.