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  • News
  • The number of observation patients increased 69% between 2006 and 2011, according to federal data cited by Kaiser Health News, and the number of observation patients staying more than 48 hours increased from 3% to 8% during this same period. (the-hospitalist.org)
  • Following news reports concerning serious understaffing at the hospital and several involuntarily committed patients escaping, including a person accused of murder, on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, Washington State governor Jay Inslee fired Western State Hospital's Chief Executive Officer at the time, Ron Adler. (wikipedia.org)
  • unable
  • If a patient is unable to speak for themselves, one family member should be identified as a spokesperson with whom the doctor and staff may communicate. (lifehealthcare.co.za)
  • complaints
  • In 1875, the territorial government took control due to complaints about patient neglect, brutal abuse and poor living conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • intervention
  • The objective is to test the efficacy of a patient-centered, culturally relevant narrative intervention, or "storytelling," based on the solid conceptual foundation of the narrative commun. (bioportfolio.com)
  • data
  • Admissions handles scheduling, pre-registering and registering patients, verifying insurance data, collecting patient co pays, deductibles and coinsurance at the time of service. (pchsgrant.com)
  • Data from Optum Labs Data Warehouse, a national administrative claims database, was retrospectively analyzed to identify patients with colorectal cancer from 2008 to 2014. (springer.com)
  • Factors that contribute to a medical records quality are physician documentation, handwriting legibility, compilation of forms, duplication and inaccurate patient data. (wikipedia.org)
  • emergency
  • Unplanned emergency admissions can also influence availability. (lifehealthcare.co.za)
  • Emergency department wait times in Canada are continuing to rise, particularly for patients needing a bed in in-patient wards, the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) said in a report released Thursday . (cbc.ca)
  • Most of those patients spent up to 32.6 hours stuck in the emergency department waiting for an in-patient bed - more than three hours longer than in 2015-2016. (cbc.ca)
  • Dr. Anil Chopra, head of emergency medicine at Toronto's University Health Network, says CIHI's report is no surprise to anyone who lives with emergency department overcrowding issues every day and especially worries about the impact on elderly patients. (cbc.ca)
  • There are a lot of signals that the outcome for these patients are not as good as they could have been had they been shunted away from the emergency department to the appropriate in-patient area," he said. (cbc.ca)
  • Children represents 30% of the patients in Emergency medical Service. (bioportfolio.com)
  • upon
  • The purpose of this study is to demonstrate that canakinumab given upon acute gout flares relieves the signs and symptoms and prevents recurrence of gout flares in patients with frequent f. (bioportfolio.com)
  • several
  • Considering that several studies show that three-quarters of all re-admissions are preventable, it seems likely that the efficiency experts have plenty of business. (personalmoneystore.com)
  • Center
  • To learn more about the program, visit www.pvcc.edu/masa , or contact the Admissions and Advising Center at 434.961.6581. (pvcc.edu)
  • total
  • The diagnoses codes in particular the Principal Diagnoses and Additional Diagnoses can significantly affect the total funding that a hospital may receive for any patient admitted. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • The concern is that [the two-midnight rule] sets an arbitrary time threshold that dictates where a patient should be placed. (the-hospitalist.org)
  • It does little to clear confusion for patients when it comes time for them to pay their bills. (the-hospitalist.org)
  • The concern is that [the two-midnight rule] sets an arbitrary time threshold that dictates where a patient should be placed," says Joanna Hiatt Kim, vice president of payment policy for the American Hospital Association. (the-hospitalist.org)
  • Pre-admission ensures you are as prepared as possible for your hospital visit, and saves you time on the day of admission. (lifehealthcare.co.za)
  • In 1925, William H. Field and Edwin P. Maynard, Jr., at that time two residents in the hospital, introduced a unit history system for keeping permanent, easy-to-retrieve patient records. (wikipedia.org)
  • At this time, the patient population exceeded 1000 and expansion was urgently needed. (wikipedia.org)
  • wide range
  • As a relief from the demanding manual labour required of physically able inmates, patients were allowed a wide range of social and leisure activities including sports, dances and fetes. (wikipedia.org)
  • visit
  • Of 13,466 patients with colorectal cancer, 7440 (55.2%) had at least one ED visit within 12 months of diagnosis. (springer.com)
  • private
  • Should you be a private patient, billing of your account can be disclosed to you either on request or when the case manager needs to communicate any changes to you. (lifehealthcare.co.za)