A patient who receives lodging and food, as well as treatment, in a hospital or an infirmary; -- distinguished from outpatient.
Services received while residing in the hospital or residential care facility.
Someone who stays overnight at the hospital while receiving health care.
Medical procedures that require a hospital stay. An example would be any major operation such as heart bypass surgery. To reduce costs many procedures that were once performed on an inpatient basis are now performed on an outpatient basis.
A person who is admitted to a hospital.
Patients who stay overnight in the hospital.
refers to patients who are staying in the hospital.
An individual who occupies a hospital bed while receiving hospital care. Services include room, board and general nursing care.
When a patient must stay overnight (or several days) at a health facility.
A person who has been admitted into a hospital, rehabilitation, or skilled nursing facility for bed occupancy for purposes of receiving inpatient services. A person will be considered an inpatient when formally admitted as an inpatient, i.e. when admitted for a period of more than 23 hours or through the census hour.
A patient who has been admitted at least overnight to a hospital or other health facility and occupies a hospital bed, crib, or bassinet while under observation, care, and diagnosis.
A patient admitted to the hospital for an overnight stay.
A patient who is hospitalized (staying in the hospital)
a patient who is admitted to a hospital or clinic for treatment that requires at least one overnight stay
a patient who is residing in the hospital where he is being treated
An individual who is receiving care for 24 hours or more as a registered patient in a hospital or other facility. back to the top
A term used when a patient is admitted to the hospital for overnight stay.
An individual who is receiving care for 24 hours or more as a registered bed patient in a Hospital or other facility, where a room and board charge is made.
Service provided after the patient is admitted to the hospital. Inpatient stays are those lasting 24 hours or more.
surgery or medical treatment in a hospital. It usually means that you will occupy a bed or stay overnight, but can include anything that hospitalizes you.
If you receive medical care at a hospital or clinic for at least one full day and are charged room and board, you are an inpatient.
A patient admitted to the hospital for treatment.
A person who has been admitted to a hospital or other health care facility to receive diagnosis, treatment or other health services.
A patient a hospital where he/she is being treated.
A patient admitted for healthcare, where the intention at admission was that this would not be a day case event. Includes patients who are transferred from another healthcare facility, but not interdepartmental transfers within the same hospital.
Any service occurring in a hospital setting requiring a stay of 24 hours or more.
a patient who is admitted to a hospital ward.
A patient who is formally admitted to the hospital and is receiving care under a doctorâ€™s guidance for at least 24 hours.
a patient who is admitted to hospital for a period of treatment or to undergo an operation. Inpatients normally stay in hospital for 24 hours or more.
a patient who is admitted to the hospital before surgery and who remains in the hospital for some time after surgery.
A patient admitted to a hospital and who is receiving services under the direction of a physician for at least 24 hours.
An individual who is receiving care while being housed in a medical facility.
means a patient in residence in a hospital/treatment facility for at least one full night.
An insured that is treated as a registered bed patient in a hospital or other institutional provider and for whom a room and board charge is made.
A person who is hospitalized.
Person admitted to hospital for at least an overnight stay.
a patient who is treated in a hospital or other medical facility.
a patient confined in a hospital or other health care facility as a registered bed patient for the number of hours defined by the plan, and who incurs room and board charges.
A patient whose care requires a stay in a hospital. As opposed to an outpatient. The term inpatient dates back to at least 1760. The case of an inpatient was referred to an incase.
A patient who has been formally admitted to a Hospital or Day Facility.
A person formally admitted by a hospital. Healthy newborn infants are not regarded as inpatients unless they have a stay of more than 10 days, or are the second or subsequent birth in multiple births. Also known as admitted patient.
A person who enters a hospital and stays for one night or more. Procedures or studies that require an overnight stay may be called 'inpatient'.
if you need to be admitted to hospital for tests or treatment, you are a patient in hospital, or an inpatient. Your family and friends will be able to visit you, but you will have to stay on a ward until the consultant sends you home. up
A patient who is admitted to hospital as a day case or for a longer period of time
A person who is treated as a registered bed patient in a hospital or other health care facility and is charged room and board.
A patient who is admitted to a hospital and receives medical services from a physician during at least a 24-hour period.
Persons admitted for overnight stay in health facilities for the purpose of observation, care, diagnosis or treatment.
A patient who is admitted to a hospital or other health care facility.
Refers to medical services provided while admitted to a hospital. Often, insurance plans cover inpatient and outpatient services differently. Be aware that insurance companies may have their own definition of what constitutes inpatient services.
Refers to acute medical services at a hospital requiring at least one overnight stay.
A patient who has been admitted at least overnight to a hospital or other health facility (which is, therefore, responsible for the patient's room and board) for the purpose of receiving a diagnosis, treatment, or other health services.