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policy 0301 : Orders for Patient Status

Attending physicians, Graduate Medical Education (GME) Trainees, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners (collectively referred to in this policy as Licensed Independent Practitioners or LIP's) at the University of Virginia Medical Center are responsible for determining the appropriate patient status by ensuring orders are made and entered for inpatient admission, outpatient observation services, and outpatient routine post procedure servicesat the time of bed request.

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  1. effective date:

    October 1, 2016
  2. signature(s):

    Scott A. Syverud, MD, President, Clinical Staff
    Pamela M. Sutton-Wallace, CEO, UVA Medical Center