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What do you call healthcare settings located in areas that are convenient for people to walk into and receive care; may be provided in hospitals, clinics, or centers?
Ambulatory Care
What is the process of coordinating an individual's healthcare for the purpose of maximizing positive outcomes and containing costs?
Case Management
What do you call the person who uses healthcare services (the patient)?
Consumer
What is the classification of patients by major medical diagnosis for the purpose of standardizing healthcare costs?
Diagnosis-Related Group (DRG)
What is a type of end-of-life care for persons who are terminally ill, characterized by the following: (1) patients are kept as free of pain as possible so that they may die comfortably and with dignity; (2) patients receive continuity of care, are not abandoned, and do not lose personal identity; (3) patients retain as much control as possible over decisions regarding their care and are allowed to refuse further life-prolonging technologic interventions; and (4) patients are viewed as individuals with personal fears, thoughts, feelings, values, and hopes?
Hospice
What is a person who enters a healthcare setting for a stay ranging from 24 hours to many years?
Inpatient
What do you call facilities that provide healthcare and help with activities of daily living for people of any age who are physically or mentally unable to independently care for themselves?
Long-term Care
What is an organized, high-quality, cost-effective system of healthcare that influences the selection and use of healthcare services of a population?
Managed Care
What is Title XIX (Social Security Act, 1965) to make healthcare available to those people with less than the minimum income who do not qualify for Medicare?
Medicaid
What is Title XVIII (Social Security Act, 1965) to provide a measure of health coverage to all Social Security recipients?
Medicare
What do you call a person who requires healthcare services but does not need to stay in an institution for those services?
Outpatient
What is the
essential healthcare based on practical, scientifically sound, and socially acceptable methods and technology, made universally accessible through the community's full participation and at a cost the community can afford?
Primary Healthcare
What are facilites that allow the family a needed rest by temporarily housing and caring for an ailing older family member, and day-care centers, which provide a safe, stimulating environment during the day when family caregivers must work?
Respite Care
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