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acute care

n.
Short-term medical treatment, usually in a hospital, for patients having an acute illness or injury or recovering from surgery.
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the "Company") (NYSE: KND) today announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") issued late yesterday proposed regulatory changes regarding Medicare reimbursement for long-term acute care ("LTAC") hospitals.
We are, however, reviewing a proposal that the High Desert administration submitted last month, about increasing the number of acute care beds.
Some long-term providers have even taken the erroneous position that subacute care is a minor variation of long-term care (and some acute care providers see it as a minor variation of acute care).
Many times the LTAC hospital is the answer for the medically complex patient who has not responded in a traditional short term acute care hospital.
Subacute care has earned its rightful place in the managed health care system, with a proven track record for delivering advanced, first-rate care at a cost of 30 to 60% less than acute care.
Nashoba Valley Medical Center is an acute care hospital serving the healthcare needs of communities in North Central Massachusetts.
In the early fifties, people were aware of two kinds of health care institutions: acute care hospitals and nursing homes.
Both acute care and behavioral health same facility admissions have consistently grown over the past couple years.
When I interview people who come in to work for me now, I am choosing those who have acute care experience and the skills I need for sub-acute care.
Warm Springs Specialty Hospital, a 39,617 square foot long-term acute care hospital with 34 beds located in Luling; and
Getting these professionals to make the leap from acute care to long-term care may take some doing, but Joan Warden, President and Founder of the National Association of Directors of Nursing-Administration/Long Term Care (NADONA/LTC), has some words of advice, which she offered in this interview with Nursing Homes Editor Richard L.
DALLAS -- Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) announced today that a company subsidiary has signed a definitive agreement to sell Alvarado Hospital Medical Center, a 306-bed acute care hospital located in San Diego, to Plymouth Health of Los Angeles.
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