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ambulatory

1. able to walk
2. Law (esp of a will) capable of being altered or revoked
3. Architect
a. an aisle running around the east end of a church, esp one that passes behind the sanctuary
b. a place for walking, such as an aisle or a cloister

ambulatory

[′am·byə·lə‚tȯr·ē]
(architecture)
A passageway around the apse of a church, or around a shrine.
A covered walk of a cloister.

ambulatory

ambulatory, 2
1. A passageway around the apse of a church, or for circumambulating a shrine.
2. A covered walk of a cloister.
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Hospitals with freestanding ambulatory surgery centers organized under separate budget centers may be able to hold down costs and increase market share by meeting price competition from independent centers, but they will not be able to cover cost overruns and allocate costs from elsewhere in the usual manner and still meet the competition from lower cost providers.
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AHRQ has undertaken a Safety Program for Ambulatory Surgery, which is promoting the use of the Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program, a proven method for preventing HAIs, to reduce SSIs and other complications from surgery in ambulatory surgery centers and hospital outpatient departments.
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The Eastpoint area is medically underserved and the new ambulatory care and surgery center will provide much needed services to the burgeoning population.
Due to the steadily expanding orthopedic market, manufacturers are focusing more on the ambulatory products market.
Dale Benson has spent many years developing and refining methods of evaluating ambulatory care and has gained an intimate understanding of the processes by which such care can be improved.
In expanding our technology initiatives beyond the acute care setting, we are able to connect our physicians, and others who continue to care for patients post-discharge, to the latest patient information and results and provide streamlined, electronic scheduling of inpatient and ambulatory tests.
Premier organizes its ambulatory care centers according to a cluster strategy in five regions of the United States: southern California, northern California, west Florida, upper Midwest (Chicago/Fort Wayne) and Dallas/Austin, Texas.
As in the case of inpatient UR, ambulatory UR (AUR) entails data collection, comparison of data to standards, and feedback of results to practitioners.
Nasdaq:NOVA) today announced that it has acquired a 65% interest in a multi-specialty licensed ambulatory surgery center located in Cleveland, Tennessee.