Midwest Orthopedics at Rush in Chicago, IL is a regional leader in comprehensive orthopedic services.The physicians of Midwest Orthopedics have received specialized training in orthopedic surgery and in subspecialty areas within the field of orthopedic medicine and can diagnose and treat the most complicated and rare orthopedic conditions (Midwest Orthopedics at Rush).The physicians are supported by a professional staff of: Physician assistants who practices medicine under the supervision of a physician or surgeon and are able to perform routine clinical and clerical tasks.Registered nurses, who treat patients, educate patient on their conditions, record medical histories, document the patients care, and so on.Athletic, physical and occupational therapists are all there to help the patient restore their debilitated limbs to health and or make those physical ailments manageable.Cast room and X-ray technicians provide, place and remove cast from patients injured limbs and body parts and take pictures of the patients injured body parts in order to see exactly where the patient needs treatment. Administrative personnel are there to assist the employees and patients of the facility and provide services such as creating and maintaining medical health records, billing, patient’s accounts, scheduling, and so on. It is important that all positions of this organization are filled as for it is vital to the proper treatment and efficient running of the facility
Midwest Orthopedics at Rush provide many services such as:Cartilage RestorationSports MedicineOrthopedic Oncology Orthopedic Trauma Pediatric Orthopedics The population served by Midwest Orthopedics are patients in need care and research to address major orthopedic health problems. To be licensed as a Orthopedic Hospital, the facility shall maintain and operate organized facilities and services to accommodate one or more non-related persons for a period exceeding twenty-four (24) hours for the diagnosis, treatment or care of patients and must medical and surgical care of acute illness, injury or infirmity. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commissions as well as the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare which a nonprofit organization is created to assist HC organizations with improving the quality of care given to patients. All diagnosis, treatment and care shall be administered by or performed under the direction of persons currently licensed to practice the healing arts in the State of IL. In addition, a general hospital must specifically provide: 1. An organized staff of professional, technical and administrative personnel. 2. A laboratory with sufficient equipment and personnel necessary to perform biochemical, bacteriological, serological and parasitological tests. 3. X-ray facilities which shall include, as a minimum requirement, a complete diagnostic radiographic unit. 4. A separate surgical unit which shall include, as minimum requirements, one operating room, a sterilizing room, a scrub-up area and workroom.
Founded in 1993, Community Health provides medical services for the uninsured and underserved in Chicago and surrounding communities (Community Health). Community Health is the largest free clinic in Illinois. In 2010, Community Health provided more than 25,000 medical, dental and educational visits for more than 8,000 patientsCommunity Health operates with over 750 volunteers, including: Physicians who see and treat patient for chronic diseases and illnesses and more. They are trained to treat patients so that they can gain and or maintain their health.Nurses, who treat patients, educate patient on their conditions, record medical histories, document the patients care, and so on.Nurse practitioners who practices medicine under the supervision of a physician or surgeon and are able to perform routine clinical and clerical tasksDentists, who provide oral care to patients such as clean teeth, fill cavities, and so on. Pharmacists who are important to the success of patient treatment provide the medication to patients that the physician prescribes so that the patient’s health can improve.This health clinic is vital to those who do not have the financial means to be seen somewhere else for their health care needs. The physicians nurses, dentist and so on who volunteer and give their time are also to this clinics success.
Health care organizations
Health Care OrganizationsAalia AmeenHCM367-1103B-01 The Health Care OrganizationColorado Technical University OnlineProfessor Karlene RichardsonAugust 27, 2011
Agenda• Orthopedics Hospital• Clinics• Labs• Out patient RadiologyDepartment
Orthopedics Hospital• Midwest Orthopedics at Rush in Chicago, IL is a regionalleader in comprehensive orthopedic services.• The physicians of Midwest Orthopedics have receivedspecialized training in orthopedic surgery and in subspecialtyareas within the field of orthopedic medicine and candiagnose and treat the most complicated and rare orthopedicconditions (Midwest Orthopedics at Rush).• The physicians are supported by a professional staff of:– physician assistants– registered nurses– athletic, physical and occupational therapists– cast room and X-ray technicians– administrative personnel
Orthopedics Hospital• Midwest Orthopedics at Rush provide many services such as:– Cartilage Restoration– Sports Medicine– Orthopedic Oncology– Orthopedic Trauma– Pediatric Orthopedics• The population served by Midwest Orthopedics are patients in need ofcare and research to address major orthopedic health problems.• To be licensed as a Orthopedic Hospital, the facility shall maintain andoperate organized facilities and services to accommodate one or morenon-related persons for a period exceeding twenty-four (24) hours for thediagnosis, treatment or care of patients and must medical and surgicalcare of acute illness, injury or infirmity.• The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commissions and the AccreditationAssociation for Ambulatory Healthcare.
Clinic• Founded in 1993, Community Health provides medicalservices for the uninsured and underserved in Chicago andsurrounding communities (Community Health).• Community Health is the largest free clinic in Illinois.• Community Health operates with over 750 volunteers,including:– physicians– nurses– nurse practioners– dentists– pharmacists
ClinicCommunity Health offers:• free primary and specialty care• preventive health screenings• vaccinations• diagnostic testing• and services• case management• educational programs• Dental• Physical Therapy• Social Work• Surgery (in-office procedures)The population served at this clinic is very diverse. They provide services tolow income patients who are under insured and or uninsured.
ReferencesCommunity Health (2011) About community health. Retrieved from websitehttp://www.communityhealth.org/Midwest Orthopedics at Rush (2011). About Midwest orthopedics. Retrievedfrom website http://www.rushortho.com/aboutus.cfm
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