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:Specialty Hospitals, Rehabilitation Care - 1 Specialty hospitals focus on particular diseases or medical fields Common examples are cardiology, orthopedics, womens health, and surgery Less common example: end-stage kidney disease 23
Slide notes:Some hospitals focus on particular medical specialties. Typically these are categorized as cardiac, orthopedic, womens health, and surgical hospitals. Other hospitals are dedicated to specific medical conditions, such as end-stage kidney disease, an incurable disease for which patients need regular dialysis or a kidney transplant in order to survive. 23