HSM543 Patient Rights Course Discussions

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HSM543 Patient Rights Course Discussions
A member of your immediate family is being admitted to the local medical center for what…

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HSM543 Patient Rights Course Discussions

HSM543 Patient Rights Course Discussions

Week 6 All Posts 38 Pages 

A member of your immediate family is being admitted to the local medical center for what should be a 3- to 5-day surgical stay.  Based on what we have read and from your professional and personal experiences, what would you expect to be offered to you concerning patient rights as part of the admissions process?

Do you feel that hospitals routinely do a good job of educating patients about their right?  Why or why not?

Inpatient care generally refers to any medical service that requires admission into a hospital. Inpatient care tends to be directed towards more serious ailments and trauma that require one or more days of overnight stay at a hospital. For the purposes of healthcare coverage, health insurance plans require you to be formally admitted into a hospital for a stay for a service to be considered inpatient. This means a doctor has to write a note to give the order to admit you, so if you were in the emergency room and were asked to stay overnight for “Medical Observation”, it does not make you an inpatient…