inpatient inpatient  /ˈɪn ˌpeɪ ʃənt/


  • (n) a patient who is residing in the hospital where he is being treated


  1. Since Carnes opened the first inpatient sex-addiction treatment program in 1985, his method has been used with more than 1,500 patients.
  2. Odyssey House, which was founded to treat younger addicts, now has a separate division, with both inpatient and outpatient facilities, to deal specifically with older users.
  3. With 96 inpatient psychiatry beds, the Medical Center of Louisiana better known as Charity Hospital was once the city's biggest mental health care provider.


  1. June 12 Bless Your Heart

    Bless your hearts to the staff of Pallitive Care at VMC and to all at Inpatient Hospice. You made a terrible time for my family less terrifying and less lonely.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Daily Reflector

  2. Beaver Medical Group physician first to earn Hospital Leadership Award

    Sameh Naseib, MD, SFHM, CLHM, the Inpatient Medical Director at Beaver Medical Group, was one of the first two doctors in the nation to be awarded the distinguished Certificate of Leadership in Hospital Medicine.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Record Gazette

  3. Wausau and J.R. Butler Collaborate on U of Colorado Hospital's New Inpatient Tower' Serpentine ...

    Wausau, Wis. – Wausau Window and Wall Systems teamed with long-time customer, J.R. Butler, Inc., to create the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) new inpatient tower's high-performance, serpentine curtainwall with sun shades. Opened in April 2013 and completed two months ahead of schedule, the $300 million, 12-story tower will add approximately 276 patient beds plus more operating and ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ThomasNet


  1. "Whether that treatment is to be provided in an inpatient or outpatient facility" should not be an issue, Kaine said.
    on Apr 30, 2007 By: Tim Kaine Source: USA Today

  2. "He's going to be the guy that we look to to be the soldiers' and families' advocate as they go through inpatient and outpatient, but also he's going to be the 'bureaucratic buster' ...... and take on this bureaucracy that at times frustrates our...
    on Mar 9, 2007 By: Richard Cody Source: The Conservative Voice

  3. "HealthSouth's fraud on Medicare was driven both by long-standing business practices in its outpatient physical therapy business and improprieties in its inpatient rehabilitation business," said Assistant Attorney General Peter Keisler, head of...
    on Dec 30, 2004 By: Peter Keisler Source: USA Today

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