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:Long-term Care Facilities
Slide content:Long Term Hospitals Acute-care hospitals that provide prolonged care (for more than 25 days) Patients may have complex medical problems May come from intensive care units May have more than one condition May need rehabilitation Medicare covers hospital stay if hospital is certified 22
Slide notes:Long-term hospitals are technically defined as acute care hospitals that provide care for more than twenty-five days, on average, per patient. Sometimes patients come from intensive care units, have multiple medical problems, and need rehabilitation. Medicare covers the services provided in certified hospitals. 22