Health care facilities within the tristate area

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Health care facilities within the tristate area

Instructions
Purpose of Assignment: To familiarize students with the health care facilities within the tristate area and services provided.

Instructions: 

The assignment must be completed prior to class. The information will be used during the group discussion. 

  • Search Health Care Facilities in Delaware, Tristate Area
  • Select one of these: CCHS/ St. Francis/ Beebe Hospital
  • Select one of these: John Hopkins, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, CHOP, New York- Sloan Kettering or Columbia Hospital
    • Compare and Contrast facilities
    • What service stands out for each facility?
    • What stands out as the SPECIALTY Care of each facility?
  • Compare ER’s Status ( What level Service offered?)
  • NICU ( Level of Service ?)
  • Other services. Orthopedics/ Cardiac/ Neurology/ Pediatrics
  • Tertiary Care: Highly Specialized medical care usually over an extended period of time that involves advanced and complex procedures and treatments.
    • For instance, in Alexandria Virginia, Inova Fairfax Hospital is renowned for high survival rates of heart transplants. ( Pre/Post Care)

Application of information researched:

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    • If you were sick with cancer, heart failure, lung transplant, pediatric orthopedic issue, cornea transplant? Where would you go for care?
      • Example: Patient with End Stage Renal Failure
        • Facility: CCHS
        • Specialty: Kidney Transplant
      • Example: Head and Neck Cancer
        • Facility: John Hopkins
        • Specialty: Head and Neck Cancer Department

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    • Describe a medical condition and select the facility which would meet the needs of the patient to successfully provide medical care.
  • Follow Up Class Discussion
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