A building in which the sick, injured, or infirm are received and treated; a public or private institution founded for reception and cure, or for the refuge, of persons diseased in body or mind, or disabled, infirm, or dependent, and in which they are treated either at their own expense, or more often by charity in whole or in part; a tent, building, or other place where the sick or wounded of an army cared for.
A non-profit or for-profit hospital or medical care provider component of a non-profit organization (for example, a foundation). The term includes all types of medical, psychiatric and dental facilities, such as clinics, infirmaries, and sanatoria.
common house caring for the sick, abandoned, disabled, and poor; note that it is more than a "hospital" as the word is used in English
A private or public medical facility licensed as a hospital and certified for Medicaid. See: Spenddown
A place for shelter or entertainment; an inn.
a convenient place to get beat up, I suppose
a designated trauma center)
a good place to start considering how this is so
a complex environment that continuously generates a huge quantity of data
a complex system of interrelated functions requiring constant movement of people and goods
a great example of a complex adaptive system
a large and complex organisation consisting of many different departments
a low-volume center where emergency medicine interns receive focused teaching from an attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine
a place of public accommodation and cannot discriminate against an HIV-positive person in the emergency room
A hospital or diagnostic and treatment centre that has an emergency department or resuscitation area and a physician on duty, or immediately available on call, 24 hours a day.
Hospital is a 1970 cinÃ©ma vÃ©ritÃ© documentary film made for television which explores the daily activities of the people at a large-city hospital, with emphasis on its emergency ward and outpatient clinics. It should not be confused with the 1971 black comedy The Hospital which starred George C. Scott.