does not specialize in any one type of medical treatment, rather they provide a wide range of giagnostic, medical, and emergency care.
definition of general hospital
provide impatient continually of care for clients with long-term stays in a acute care environment
definition of specialty hospital
generally engage geriatric care for elderly people needing nursing services and assisting with personal care and daily living activities.
definition of convalescent care facility
including diagnosis, observation, treatment, and rehabilitation that does not require an overnight admission to a hospital or health care facility.
definition of ambulatory clinic
provide care in the home for patients/ clients who need health services but not hospitalization.
definition of home health agency
Veterans administration hispitals
give an example of a government health care agency
disease control and prevention biomedical research regulation of food,drugs, and medical services mental health drug abuse health care delivery
what is the united states Public Health department responsible for?
Are organizations who dont pay their employees. They get funding from donations, gifts, memberships, fundraisers, and endowments. Two examples would be american red cross and march of dimes
what are non-for-profit/volunteer agencies? where do they get funding? List two examples of volunteer agencies
a health care plan or system that seeks to control medical costs by contracting with a network providers and by requiring pre for visits to specialist.
definiton of managed care
offer medical care that does not require an overnight stay in a hospital or medical facility, but are under physicians care.
definition of ambulatory care
a medical treatment that does not require an overnight stay in a hospital or medical facility, but are under physicians care.
definition of outpatient care
it is to provide quality care at a reasonable cost
what is the goal of managed care?
pertaining to the determination of the nature of a disease or injury by examining
definition of diagnostic
pertaining to the treatment of disease or injury
definition of therapeutic
The World Health Organization. It is concerned with the worlds health problems, and publishes health information, complies statistics, and investigates serious health problems.
what does W.H.O stand for? what is the WHO's function/
it improves the performance of health care workers it ensures that the facility delivers high-quality health care for patients/ clients
give two reasons why the organization of health care facilities is important
Preventative/wellness care. like doctors checkup and screenings, are important because they help keep patients healthy. they prevent serious illness and lowers medical costs.
define wellness and preventive care? why are they important?
continuing over many years and for a long time
the gradual recovery of health and strength after illness
process that helps people who have een disabled by sickness or injury to recover as many of their original abilities for activities of daily living as possible
pertaining to the treatment of disease or injury
elevation of the blood pressure
the method of adjusting the segment of the spinal column
general direction or movement
peratinign to the determinatin of the nature of disease or injury bt examining
gifts of property or government given to a group or organization
pertaining to the mind
the medical specialty concerned with correcting problems with the skeletal system
substance given to make disease organisms harmless to the patients; may be given orally or by interjection
fields of study or professional work
patient/clients who do not require hospitalization but are under a physicians care
Diagnostic related grouping
what does DRG's stand for?
helps reduce unnecessary any procedures and encourage self-care and home care
what are DRG's
is a health insurance program provided by the federal government to people over the age of 65.
what is medicare?
is a health insurance program provided by the federal government for low-income americans
what is medicaid?
preferred provider organization. It is a health care program for large companies and corporations as a reduced cost.
what does PPO stand for? what is a PPO
Health maintenance organization. Its a health care that requires members to pay a co-payment for medical services
what does HMO stand for? what is HMO?
employees who suffer a job related injury or illness
who is covered by workers compensation?
Active duty members, retirees, and their families
who is covered by tricare?
intended to keep from happening
a set amount the subscriber pays for each medical service
the act of interfering to modify an outcome
provide care over time
used to identify particular conditions of diseases
documents and process information
help create a relaxing, healing and supportive environment
therapeutic services diagnostic servicesinformational services support services
Name the four major health care services