Definitions for outpatient

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word outpatient

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outpatient(noun)

    a patient who does not reside in the hospital where he is being treated

Wiktionary

  1. outpatient(Noun)

    A patient who receives treatment at a hospital or clinic but is not admitted overnight; a receiver of ambulatory care.

  2. outpatient(Adjective)

    Provided without requiring an overnight stay by the patient.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jesse Hurwitz:

    The survey data suggest better spending on healthcare services, in particular at outpatient care facilities and other medical service providers.

  2. Dimitris Kiosses:

    The findings of the study are encouraging that problem-solving therapy may be beneficial as add on to outpatient rehabilitation, nevertheless, additional research is needed to better understand the discrepancies of the results.

  3. James Reschovsky:

    The higher prices in hospital outpatient departments are passed on to employers in the form of higher premiums, and ultimately to workers in the form of less generous health benefits, higher premium cost sharing, or lower wages, certainly patients with co-insurance would pay more out-of-pocket when the price of service is higher.


Translations for outpatient

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • εξωτερικός ασθενήςGreek
  • potilasFinnish
  • patient ambulatoireFrench
  • амбулаторный больной, амбулаторный пациентRussian
  • ambulantni pacijent, амбулантни пацијентSerbo-Croatian
  • 門診病人Chinese

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