Hospital
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Hospital

Hospital means a building, other than a dwelling, for the treatment of persons suffering from an illness or mental or physical disability or handicap.

Hospital

Hospital is an institution which is engaged primarily in providing medical care and treatment of sick and injured persons on an inpatient basis at the patient's expense and which fully meets these tests: it is accredited as a Hospital by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations; it is approved by Medicare as a Hospital; it maintains diagnostic and therapeutic facilities on the premises for surgical and medical diagnosis and treatment of sick and injured persons by or under the supervision of a staff of Physicians; it continuously provides on the premises 24-hour-a-day nursing services by or under the supervision of registered nurses (RNs); and it is operated continuously with organized facilities for operative surgery on the premises.

Hospital

Hospital means an acute general care Hospital, a Psychiatric Hospital and a Rehabilitation Hospital licensed as such by the appropriate state agency. It does not include any of the following, unless required by applicable law or approved by the Board of Directors of Health Advantage: Hospitals owned or operated by state or federal agencies, convalescent homes or Hospitals, homes for the aged, sanitariums, long term care facilities, infirmaries, or any institution operated mainly for treatment of long- term chronic diseases.

Hospital

Hospital means a facility possessing all applicable licenses, and providing for the following: overnight care of one or more human patients; services to inpatients or outpatients; medical care to the sick and injured; and accessory facilities such as administrative offices, laboratories, outpatient services, training facilities, central service facilities, and staff facilities.

Hospital

Hospital means a licensed institution providing primary health care services and medical or surgical care to persons, primarily inpatients, suffering from physical or mental conditions, and which may include related facilities as an integral part of the institution.

Hospital

Hospital means premises used as a private or public hospital under the Province of Ontario Public Hospitals Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.40, as amended or Private Hospitals Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.24, as amended, for the care or treatment of:

  • persons afflicted with or suffering from sickness, disease or injury;
  • convalescent or chronically ill persons;
  • persons suffering from substance addictions; or
  • persons suffering from emotional, psychological or mental disorders.
Hospital

Hospital means (a) a place which is licensed or recognized as a general hospital by the proper authority of the state in which it is located; (b) a place operated for the care and treatment of resident inpatients with a registered graduate nurse (RN) always on duty and with a laboratory and X-ray facility; (c) a place recognized as a general hospital by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Hospitals. Not included is a hospital or institution licensed or used principally: (1) for the treatment or care of drug addicts or alcoholics; or (2) as a clinic continued or extended care facility, skilled nursing facility, convalescent home, rest home, nursing home or home for the aged.

Hospital

An institution providing human health services primarily for in‐patient medical and surgical care for the physically or mentally sick and injured and including related support facilities such as laboratories, out‐patient departments, staff offices, food services, and gift shop.

Hospital

An institution whose primary function is to provide inpatient diagnostic and therapeutic services for a variety of medical conditions, both surgical and nonsurgical.

Hospital

An institution, operated as required by law, that is both of the following:

• Is primarily engaged in providing health services, on an inpatient basis, for the acute care and treatment of injured or sick individuals. Care is provided through medical, diagnostic and surgical facilities, by or under the supervision of a staff of Physicians; and

• Has 24 hour nursing services. A Hospital is not primarily a place for rest, custodial care or care of the aged and is not a nursing home, convalescent home or similar institution.

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Hospital has been defined 32 different ways in documents like Building Standards Technical Handbook: Non-Domestic, Health and Prescription Drug Benefits Plan, Point of Service Evidence of Coverage, and 7 more.

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