Outpatient services are medical procedures or tests that can be done in a medical center without an overnight stay. Many procedures and tests can be done in a few hours. Outpatient services include:
- Wellness and prevention, such as counseling and weight-loss programs.
- Diagnosis, such as lab tests and MRI scans.
- Treatment, such as some surgeries and chemotherapy.
- Rehabilitation, such as drug or alcohol rehab and physical therapy.