ambulatory care

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ambulatory care

n
(Medicine) care given at a hospital to non-resident patients, including minor surgery and outpatient treatment
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This growth in outpatient care is happening rapidly.
Through Healthwatch patients and clinicians had been asked to identify how best they would like to receive outpatient care, with patients replying that they did not want to have to make unnecessary visits to hospital.
"High-risk patients with access to an intensive management program received more outpatient care with no increase in total costs," the authors write.
Diosana said the expansion of benefits to outpatient care will greatly ease the financial burden of people like Asidera.
'This first public hearing is our first step toward appropriating a sufficient amount to fund the much-needed support for the Dengvaxia vaccinees by providing them with assistance for medical kits, hospitalization, outpatient care services, like laboratory tests,' Legarda said in a statement.
The DOH proposal includes P776 million for outpatient care for all the 900,000 children inoculated with Dengvaxia and P270 million for medical kits for the same number of children and their families.
She will also be working with acute-care facilities to assist in transitioning patients into outpatient care. She will also serve as a resource for businesses in North Mississippi, as mental-health needs often affect employee well-being and productivity.
The head of the state health services organisation (Okypy) gave reassurances last week that the first phase of Gesy will be launched as planned with the introduction of outpatient care on June 1.
With the CARF accreditation for its intensive outpatient program, The Baltimore Station can continue to serve the state of Maryland as a licensed provider of specialized addiction treatment, long-term therapeutic programming and outpatient care services.
More than 60 guests, including the mayor of Kildeer, Northwest Community Healthcare leadership, builder Leopardo Companies, real estate investor Medicus Capital and development firm Ankura Healthcare Real Estate, attended a groundbreaking ceremony held recently to mark the start of construction on a 50,000-square-foot, two-story Outpatient Care Center.
Despite their increased burden of chronic and treatable conditions, homeless persons underuse outpatient care, often because the use of ongoing outpatient care must compete with the more immediate needs of food and shelter (Gelberg et al.