Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Delivering Health Care - Part 1
Lecture:Structure and Function of Health Care Facilities and Hospital Units
Slide content:Delivering Health Care, Part 1 Summary 2 Lecture c Hospitals treat patients, research and teaching, and charitable roles All health care facilities must prove efficacy and safety Health care providers work as a team to optimize medical care 26
Slide notes:Hospitals of various types treat patients in the community, perform research and teaching, and provide care for the poor. All health care facilities are accountable for their effectiveness and safety performance. Health care practitioners work singly or together to provide the best possible emergency care, surgical services, critical care, long-term treatment, and ancillary services. 26