Patients. The Dentist shall accept Covered Persons as patients as reasonably permitted by the Dentist's patient load and appointment calendar. The Dentist will provide Covered Dental Services to Covered Persons on the same basis as to the Dentist's other patients (for example: scheduling, quality of service, and fee charges). The Dentist will be solely responsible to Covered Persons for dental advice and treatment; SDC will have no control over Dentist's practice or the dentist-patient relationship.
Patients. There are no agreements not terminable at will with patients or prospective patients of the Hospital or the Clinics which provide for the provision of the care routinely provided at the Hospital or the Clinics for no consideration nor will Seller enter into any such agreements between the date hereof and the Closing Date. 6.09.
Patients. Persons to whom services are to be provided54 161. [Except where specifically stated otherwise in respect of particular services]55 The Contractor shall provide services under the Contract to: 161.1. registered patients, 161.2. temporary residents, 161.3. persons to whom the Contractor is required to provide immediately necessary treatment under clause 47.3 or 50, 161.4. any person for whom the Contractor is responsible under regulation 31 of the Regulations56 [or article 20 of the Transitional Order]57; 53 Except where specifically indicated in a footnote, this Part is required by the Regulations: see regulation 18, regulation 25 and Part 2 of Schedule 6. 54 This provision is required by regulation 18(1)(c) of the Regulations which requires the Contract to specify to whom services under the Contract are to be provided. 55 The words in square brackets may be required where the Contractor is providing additional services not funded by the global sum, enhanced services or out of hours services only to specific categories of patients (and not all of the patients specified in clauses 161.1 to 161.5).
Patients. Part 4.17 of the Disclosure Schedule lists, as of the last treatment date prior to the date hereof, all Registered Patients (by patient code) for which the Company provides either in-center treatment or home dialysis support services. The Company makes no representation or warranty as to which, if any, of the Registered Patients listed on Part 4.17 of the Disclosure Schedule will continue to receive services from the Business subsequent to such last treatment date.
Patients. This study was conducted as part of the multicenter ANTELOPE (Advances in New Technologies in the Localisation of Pulmonary Embolism) study, performed from May 1997 through March 1998 in three academic hospitals and three large teaching hospitals in The Netherlands. 10 Approval of the Medical Ethics Committee in all participating institutions was obtained prior to the start of the study and written informed consent was obtained of all participants. Consecutive in- and outpatients with clinically suspected PE who were referred for diagnostic work-up were eligible. Patients were excluded if they had already undergone objective diagnostic testing for their current symptoms, were younger than 18 years of age, were pregnant, or if anticipated inability to complete the protocol within 48 hours of presentation. Study protocol The details of the study algorithm have been extensively described before. 10 In short, a perfusion scintigraphy was performed within 24 hours in all eligible patients suspected of PE that agreed to participate in the study by written informed consent. CT was performed only in patients with an abnormal perfusion scintigraphy. The CT scans of these patients were used to determine the relationship between observe agreement, sensitivity/specificity, and image quality. We used a subgroup of CT scans performed in two of three participating centers, using the same CT scanners and software packages, to study the relationship between observer agreement and individual image quality parameters. These parameters have been described in literature 1,11,12 and were chosen on the likelihood to influence image quality. The following three quality items were scored on standard questionnaires:
Patients. The overarching goal of the initiative is to reduce mortality and morbidity for STEMI patients and to improve their overall quality of care. To meet the overarching goal, Mission: Lifeline Minnesota will bring together: • Patients and care givers • EMS • Physicians, nurses and other providers • Non-PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention) capable STEMI Referral hospitals • PCI capable STEMI-Receiving hospitals • Departments of Health • EMS regulatory authority/ Office of EMS • Rural Health Association • Quality Improvement Organizations • State and local policymakers • Third-party payers For each component of the system of care, Mission: Lifeline Minnesota will: 1) define the ideal practice; 2) recommend strategies to achieve the ideal practice; 3) provide resources/tools to achieve the ideal practice; 4) recommend metrics for structure, process, and outcomes; and 5) recommend criteria for recognition and certification in a comprehensive system design as shown below. To meet the needs of the patient throughout the continuum of care (beginning with the patient’s entry into the system at symptom onset, through each component of the system, and the patient’s return to the local community and physician for rehabilitative care), Mission: Lifeline Minnesota uses a community-based, multidisciplinary, patient-centric approach. This Agreement marks the launch of the local Mission: Lifeline Minnesota STEMI system development. The goal for Mission: Lifeline can only be accomplished through collaborative efforts at the local level with EMS agencies and hospitals to develop a STEMI system of care. This effort will launch a collaboration between each EMS agency and Hospital executing this MOU (collectively, “Mission: Lifeline System Participant”) and the AHA. By participating in this effort, system participants will commit to making changes in their infrastructure and operations to improve their ability to identify, triage and treat STEMI patients with the most appropriate and timely care. Each Mission: Lifeline System Participant will support these goals by working with one another as set forth in this Agreement.
Patients. In accordance with the provisions of all applicable state and federal statutes, as amended from time to time, the Manager shall use its best efforts to maintain the patient census at the Facility in such numbers and in such a manner as, in the Manager's judgment, will tend to maintain the financial stability of the Facility and will comply with the covenants in any Financing Agreement. The Manager shall recommend to the Owner programs for implementation with third party payors, such as insurers, federal agencies and state and local agencies, for care of patients with special medical, care, or rehabilitation needs on a contract basis, all for the purposes of, in the opinion of the Manager, improving the financial stability of the Facility; provided, however, that any such agreement providing for any discount of the Facility's standard rate shall require the Owner's prior written approval. However, the Manager shall not introduce any additional function or service into the Facility's program of health care without first obtaining the consent of the Owner and any regulatory approvals required by law.