ambulatory surgery

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ambulatory surgery

n.
Surgery performed on a person who is admitted to and discharged from a hospital on the same day.
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ZOC is now working on the transition toward outpatient surgery mode, improving both performance and efficiency.
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 19, 2016-Surgical Care partners with Midwest Center for Day Surgery for management of outpatient surgery centres
Pressures for improved efficiency and enhancements in perioperative care have prompted considerable growth in outpatient surgery in the United States.
Contract notice: project management market in the context of the creation of a multidisciplinary outpatient surgery center at the ground floor of the port royal building.
OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER IN THE HEART OF CENTRAL FLORIDA.
During the survey years, 48,050 women in that age group had inpatient surgery, and 53,790 had outpatient surgery for incontinence.
And the second largest medical practice in the metro area is looking seriously at building its own outpatient surgery center.
Danbury Hospital expects to open its operation, aimed at servicing the growing trend toward outpatient surgery and care, in the summer of next year.
The former hospital's surgical service has been licensed as an ambulatory surgery center, enabling the facility to continue providing outpatient surgery and special procedures.
States need to do a better job of regulating outpatient care, especially outpatient surgery in physicians' offices, research analysts conclude in a study (Health Affairs 21[4]:26-39, 2002).
5 Inpatient surgery was planned for all patients who were in an unhealthy preoperative state, who had sleep apnea syndrome, whose social circumstances precluded outpatient surgery, and/or whose parents refused outpatient surgery.
Contrary to conventional wisdom, the study found no greater use of outpatient surgery in HMOs, and hospital stays and the number of surgeries per 100 enrollees were nearly identical.
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