Week 1 Checkpoint - please help with this paper
Post a 200- to 300-word response to the following: Due to medical advancements and increasing costs, many health care services or procedures have moved from the inpatient hospital setting to the outpatient ambulatory care setting. What are the main purposes of ambulatory care? Do you think ambulatory care is changing society’s view on health care? Why or why not? How can its services improve?
What is the purpose of ambulatory care?
As per the online medical dictionary, ambulatory care is defined as medical care (including diagnosis, observation, treatment and rehabilitation) provided on an outpatient basis. Ambulatory care is given to persons who are not confined to a hospital but rather are ambulatory and, literally, are able to ambulate or walk about.