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outpatient

a nonresident hospital patient

outpatient

[′au̇t‚pā·shənt]
(medicine)
A patient who comes to the hospital or clinic for diagnosis and treatment but who does not occupy a bed in the institution.
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The results showed that several joint-related and medical complications were more frequent after outpatient TKA.
The opening of the Outpatient Clinic is an important first step in the phased opening of Sidra Medical and Research Center.
2) Unrelated outpatient lab tests If the hospital provides an outpatient laboratory test (directly or under arrangement) on the same date of service as other hospital outpatient services that is clinically unrelated to the other hospital outpatient services, meaning the laboratory test is ordered by a different practitioner than the practitioner who ordered the other hospital outpatient services, for a different diagnosis.
Outpatient Diagnostic Center serves the surrounding counties with medical imaging services.
Of these covariates, outpatient WRVUs (all outpatient physician services production) and surgeries (inpatient and outpatient) are the strongest determinates of overall health system revenue variation.
Even after varying the probability of admission following outpatient treatment, outpatient paracentesis remained the most cost-effective treatment strategy, and varying the duration of hospitalization showed that inpatient and outpatient treatment costs were comparable only when the hospital stay was 0.
18 Federal Register, applies to 4,000 outpatient departments, according to the CMS.
Instead of the full outpatient rate, they'll receive the outpatient update minus 2%.
Forty-one states have outpatient commitment statutes, Dr.
The previous paediatric outpatient department had become enclosed because of other recent building alterations so was a bit dark so wasn't so suitable for children," she said.
To obtain an overall understanding of MRSA throughout Taiwan, we first chose 80 MRSA isolates (68 inpatient and 12 outpatient isolates) collected in 2002 from 4 hospitals located in the north, middle, south, and east regions of Taiwan.
Introduction: Monitoring outpatient visits might enable more timely and sensitive syndromic surveillance than emergency department visits because of higher daily volumes and the potential for capturing illness at an earlier stage.