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Health Care Systems
Mr. G’s Healthcare Facilities
|Treat wide range of conditions
|Care for specials conditions or age groups. Examples include St. Jude's children hospital and Cancer Centers of America
|Operated by federal, state or local government agencies. Examples include Salem Veterans Administration, University of Virginia Medical Center.
|University or college medical centers
|Provide hospital services along with research and education. Can be funded by private or government sources. Examples include Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute. VTC
|Long Term Care Facilities
|Provide care and assistance for elderly residents,
|Residential Care Facilities
|Facilities designed to provide basic physical and emotional care to individuals who can no longer care for themselves.
|Extended care facilities
|Designed to provide skilled nursing care and rehabilitate care to prepare patients or residents to return home or to other long term care facilities.
|Independent living facilities or Assisted Living
|Allow individuals who care for themselves to rent or purchase an apartment in the facility
|Vary from offices that are privately owned by one doctor to large complexes
|Dental services include general care provided to all age groups.
|Health care facilities found in many types of health care. Examples include Surgical clinics, Urgent, Rehab, Outpatient, Health department and medical center clinics.
|Can be individually owned by an ophthalmologist or optometrist
|Emergency care services EMS
|Provide special care for victims of accidents or sudden illness.
|Facilities providing special diagnostic tests blood, urine tests, (etc.)
|Home health care
|Provides nursing, therapy, personal care or housekeeping services in the patient's own home
|Program designed to provide care for the terminally ill
|Mental health facilities
|Treat patents with mental disorders and diseases
|Genetic counseling centers
|Work with couples or individuals who are pregnant or considering a pregnancy
|Located in hospitals, clinics an.or private centers. They provide care to help patients with physical or mental disabilities obtain maximum self care and function.
|Industrial health care centers
|Found in large companies or industries. Provide health care for employees of the industry or business.
|School health services
|Found in schools and colleges. provide emergency care for victims of accidents and sudden illness, conduct health assessments and maintains a safe environment.