A patient who is outside a hospital, but receives medical aid from it.
A medical patient who receives treatment at a hospital, especially in an emergency room, but is not admitted to stay overnight. Distinguished from inpatient, who is assigned to a room to reside there while being treated.
This is a patient admitted to a hospital, clinic or other health care facility for treatment that does not require an overnight stay.
A term which refers to an individual who is not hospitalized, but who visits a clinic, laboratory, emergency facilities, or dispensary for diagnosis and/or treatment. Services may include x-ray, blood work, oral surgery, urinalysis, physical therapy (see term for definition), and psychotherapy (see term for definition).
An Insured Person who receives Treatment at a recognized medical facility, but is not admitted to a Hospital bed as an In-Patient or Day-Patient.
When you receive treatment at a hospital or at the specialists consulting rooms or other facility, and you do not remain there over night (i.e.: you do not need to sign an admission form)
An individual who comes to the hospital for medical or surgical care but does not need to be admitted as an in-patient.
Someone who is treated at a hospital but does not stay overnight.