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policy 0301 : Orders for Patient Status

Attending Physicians 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 services, at the time of bed request. These actions are considered status orders.

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  1. effective date:

    November 1, 2019
  2. signature(s):

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