You’re an outpatient if you’re getting emergency department services, observation services, outpatient surgery, lab tests, or x-rays, and the doctor hasn’t written an order ot admit you to the hospital as an inpatient. In these cases you’re an outpatient even if you spend the night at the hospital.
There are several reasons why many hospitalist programs in the United States began to use a dedicated admitter. Hospitalists rounding on 15-20 patients per day on the floors meet with families, case managers and social workers throughout the day. We want Hospitalists to focus on their patients and not be taken away from discharging and […]
A type of Hospitalist. A Physician, Usually trained in Internal Medicine who admits patients to the Hospital. Admitologist are special in that they have a strong understanding of the overall healthcare system and how it functions. Admitologists typically work closely with ER physicians, case managers and social workers in a collaborative way in assessing, planning, […]