Summary: The Health Care Industry

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The health care industry is steadily evolving to try to meet the variety of services that the health care patient is requiring. For instance, a hospital can offer a patient an outpatient status on variety of health services instead of having to be hospitalized. They offer such services, so the patient can save time and money on their insurances costs, but at the same time, it increases the profit for the hospital, thus making it a mutually beneficial benefit. These services can be grouped into the following: clinics, surgery centers, home health care that includes rehabilitation and postacute care, women’s conditions, and conventional emergency care (Shi & Singh, 2013, p. 166). In addition, there are mobile facilities that can aid the patient …show more content…
The facilities may address one or some of the following health issues breast, obstetrics, and oncology. There are freestanding facilities that help females (some cases males) with breast issues, so that they can feel more comfortable and at ease with the surroundings. The facility holds many kinds of diagnostic equipment to diagnosis breast disorders, such as fibrocystic breast. Another health issue for women is obstetrics. The facility helps women from the routine cervical exam to pregnancy. Due to the association with the hospital if the patient needs further care, then they will go to the hospital the facility is associated with for further treatment. In some cases, the women are diagnosed with cancer, so they go to a treatment center that specializes in treating women with cancer called an oncology center. For instance, in Michigan, there is a facility in Detroit, which specializes in treating women with various forms of cancer, which is associated with the Detroit Hutzel …show more content…
Hospitals have come up with mobile vehicles to address the issue of access to health care. There are three types of mobile facilities that can help with medical, diagnostic, and health screening services for patients. There are mobile facilities that go around on the weekend to help the people to see a physician to take care of their health ailments from a cough to treating their diabetes. The staff is volunteers from the hospital that help to give basic health services to the underprivileged. In addition, other medical facilities or generous donors often donate the medical supplies. The hospital may not make money from this type of business, but it gains them more respect from the community they

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