History Of California Hospital Medical Center Essay

2146 Words Jul 20th, 2016 9 Pages
1. Select a health care trend that is having an impact on health care organizations now and will continue for the next 2 – 5 years (or longer). Using this trend do the following:
A. Briefly describe the HCO you are using for your example (hospital, system, LTC, clinic, etc.).
B. Describe the trend. Include in your description statistical and empirical information the shows the trend’s influence and why it is important. (Make sure you cite current sources.)
C. Describe the recent effects of the trend; how is the trend impacting the HCO now?
D. How will the trend likelyimpact the HCO in the next 2 – 3 years?

California hospital medical center (CHMC) is a member of Dignity health, a California based not-for-profit corporation located in California. Founded in 1986 by the Sisters of Mercy under the name Catholic Healthcare West, Dignity health operates hospitals and ancillary services in seventeen different states and it is the fifth largest health system in the nation. CHMC, is located in the South Park district of downtown Los Angeles. It serves the South Central communities of Los Angeles and other neighboring communities. CHMC a 318-bed not-for-profit hospital is known for its wide range of medical services like Obstetrics and Gynecology, Orthopedics and Cardiology, Oncology, telemetry, sub-acute unit, and operates the only Level II trauma center in downtown Los Angeles. The CHMC Emergency Room treats over 70,000 patients each year and a gateway to the many homeless…

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