surgical service

surgical service

Any service in a hospital or medical centre that is procedure- or intervention-based, or supports surgical specialties.
 
Examples
Anaesthesiology, cardiovascular surgery, ENT, general surgery, OB/GYN, orthopaedics, pathology, podiatry, radiology.
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surgical service

Hospital practice Any service that is invasive or supports surgical specialties SSs Anesthesiology, cardiovascular surgery, ENT, general surgery, Ob/Gyn, orthopedics, pathology, podiatry, radiology. See Service. Cf Medical service.
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Goals and Measures of Success Goals Measures of Success Developing confidence 2% improvement in retention from the with assessment skills previous year within the medical- and creating the surgical service line patient's plan of care Practicing foundational 0.5% increase in RN communication HCAHPS intervention and scores from the previous year within psychomotor skills the medical-surgical service line Establishing safe practice behaviors to reduce patient and employee harm Providing familiarity with facility policies and procedures Assisting with organization and prioritization skills Applying knowledge and skill into practice Figure 1.
'The Managed Care has a permit for ambulatory surgical service; Icon Clinic does not.
Answering the call would be a physician leader armed with the tools of local surgical service knowledge, proven leadership skills and advanced management training.
She has managed the surgical service areas of the post-anesthesia care, same day surgery and short procedures units as well as provided nursing supervision at several South Jersey and Philadelphia-based medical networks.
A dedicated North Wales vascular surgical service for emergency life-threatening cases.
Imagine you are the vice president for medical affairs of a hospital that has four, highly successful and profitable surgical service lines, including cardiac, spine, laparoscopic, and trauma surgery.
The NVASRS risk-adjustment process uses patient-level preoperative clinical data (including the complexity of the surgical procedure performed) within a stepwise logistic regression model to calculate an expected mortality and morbidity rate for each surgical service. A surgical service's expected rates are then compared to its observed rates to form observed-to-expected (O/E) ratios for mortality and for morbidity.
"Our new SICU cares for some of our sickest and most vulnerable patients and the expanded SICU is a key component of our surgical service facility at Hamad General Hospital.
This reflects a poor surgical service, and interventions are necessary to improve the quality of our service.
This approach worked; in August we were on board with a new chief of the surgical service. He has become a tremendous asset to our staff.
The second audit reviewed all patients with penetrating thoracic trauma admitted by the metropolitan surgical service over the 3-year period from July 2006 to July 2009.