Health services that are provided in an outpatient setting and do not require an overnight hospital stay.
More Common Terms
- Geriatric Care Manager Also known as a Case or Care Manager. A professional who provides an assessment of an older adult's capabilities to create a care plan to address housing, medical, social and other needs.
- Discharge Planner A social worker or nurse who assists a patient with health care arrangements following a hospital stay.
- Disability Insurance A type of insurance coverage that compensates some percentage of a worker's total wages should they become sick and/or injured and therefore unable to work.