A unit of the hospital, other than a nursing unit, which provides a medical services such as a diagnostic testing, therapeutic procedures, or dispense medical products, such as medications or medical/surgical supplies. Examples, laboratory, Medical imaging, physical therapy, pharmacy. Ancillary is used to describe diagnostic or therapeutic services, such as, laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, or physical therapy, performed by departments that do not have inpatient beds The act of complying with a request, demand or regulation.
Also known as Corporate Integrity. Conducting ourselves withinthe law in all our business practices. Addressing such issues as, but not limited to: Fraud & Abuse, Billing practices, Antitrust,Quality of Care, Managed Care, Bribes & Improper payments,Conflicts of Interest, Environmental Concerns, Copyright & Software Licensing.