Term Hospitals
Code LL-3000
Definition Medical institutions that provide diagnostic and treatment services for people whose illnesses or injuries require that they occupy a bed for at least one night. Hospitals can be distinguished by the level of care they offer (general acute, subacute, extended acute care), the auspices under which they operate which also, in some cases, defines the patients they serve (city/county, state, Veteran's Affairs, military hospitals), and the medical conditions they specialize in treating (specialty hospitals).
Created 3/10/92
Changed 11/4/09
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See Also References Emergency Room Care (LD-1700)
Field Hospitals (TH-2300.6350-250)
Hospital Associations (TN-3000)
Hospital Delivery (LJ-5000.1700-320)
Intensive Care (LD-3300)
External Classification Terms Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (AIRS HC-300)
Hospitals (NTE E20)
Inpatient/Hospital Care (NPC E09.06)
Inpatient Medical Care (UW 2.1.02.01)
Related Concepts Community Care Facilities/Arrangements
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Facet Organization/Facility Type
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