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    offers fast, affordable treatment to those conditions that is easy to diagnose. However, the scope of practice for this service is much narrower than the urgent care centers. Sultz, H., Young, K., (2009). Ambulatory surgery centers, the ambulatory Service Centers association reported that Ambulatory service centers are a great example of successful change in the health care delivery system. Historically having surgical procedures in a hospital setting have many disadvantages for the patients, including long wait for an available appointment, days spent in the hospital during recovery, in addition to the…

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    Ambulatory Care Analysis

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    Medical treatment provided on an outpatient basis is terms ambulatory care service. Compared to hospitals, these clinics are usually much more convenient to use and less expensive than an inpatient hospitalization. The main feature of ambulatory services is that, patients do not stay overnight in these facilities. Ambulatory care is emerging to be the fastest growing segment of the health care market. There are many types and these included; Physician services, hospital outpatient, emergency…

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    Ambulatory and inpatient settings both provide therapeutic and diagnostic care to patients with a distinct difference in the level and scope of care. Ambulatory care and outpatient care are interchangeable terms. Ambulatory (outpatient) care; this term refers to care either therapeutic or diagnostic in a one day setting. Ambulatory care does not require overnight stay in a hospital. Ambulatory care can be given in a medical facility other than a hospital. “Ambulatory care consists of diagnostic…

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    Ambulatory Medical Coding Ambulatory care involves a myriad of medical treatments and unique considerations. Outpatient care may be provided through many avenues including, but not limited to, diagnosis, injury, treatment, rehabilitation services, acute medical care, and surgical processes. Ambulatory surgical centers (ASC) are dedicated outpatient surgical settings, and as such, are reimbursed according to specific regulations and industry standards that fall under Medicare, Medicaid, and…

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    According to fiercehealthcare.com, ambulatory care refers to a wide range of medical services and procedures that are conducted on an outpatient basic. Ambulatory surgery center (ASC), hospital and doctors office are considered outpatient locations. The surgery I decided to talk about was cataract surgery. Cataract surgery is when the eyes cloudy natural lens is removed and replaced with a clear artificial lens implant called IOL or intraocular lens. A patient may be concerned about the risk…

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    widely adopted approach to improve the care of chronic illnesses in an ambulatory care setting.2 In this model, improved outcomes are achieved when patients are informed, motivated, practice balanced and are prepared and proactive, patient care is patient-centric and collaborative, and community and other resources are appropriately assessed. The clinician should apply the three Core Principles that serve as pillars to this framework and discuss these in detail with their patients. These…

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    Ambulatory Patient Care

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    numerous types of locations in the United States where individuals can seek care. Locations of care depends on the needs of the patient, which could be either be long term care or short term care. There are four different types of hospitals. According to Goldsteen and Goldsteen (2013), “hospitals are classified as general, special, rehabilitation, and chronic disease, and psychiatry” (pg.37). The primary function of a general hospital is providing patients with services to treat a variety of…

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    The career of pharmacy has interested me ever since I was a little girl and this has been one of my passions ever since. Some of the different pharmacy careers that really stood out and interested me are community pharmacy, pharmacy opportunities in rural communities, ambulatory care clinics, and medication therapy management programs. A community pharmacy is a healthcare facility that focuses on providing services to a single specific community within an area. A community pharmacist is…

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    Native Americans Historically, Native Americans have participated in military operations since the colonization of America during the 17th century (Nancy,2005). Their involvement expanded during the late 1800’s when they were drafted to serve in segregated units however, they were still not able to claim U.S citizenship. During World War I, Native Americans did not receive equal treatment compared with Caucasian soldiers. The Navajo and Apache “code talkers” were responsible for significant…

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    Coastal Surgical Institute is an organization built upon the symbolic frame, as indicated in the “About CSI” section on the website: “Coastal Surgical Institute was created by local physicians who desired surgery center where their patients would receive the type of care they would want for their own families. They hand selected staff, designed a beautiful, comfortable atmosphere and launched what is now regarded as a premier ambulatory surgery center on the Central Coast.” The vision that…

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