Introduction of the Organization I work at Parkland Health & Hospital System that has a rich history since its beginnings. First opened its doors in 1894, and is now one of the largest public hospital systems in the country, licensed for 861 adult patient beds and 107 neonatal patient beds and more than 10,000 employees. The hospital averages more than 1 million patient visits annually. Services include a Level I Trauma Center, the second largest civilian burn center in the U.S. and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The system also includes 20 community-based clinics, 12 school-based clinics and numerous outreach and education programs.
Hospital administration has grown as a percent of the U.S. economy from .9 percent in 2000 to 1.43 percent in 2012, according to Health Affairs. In 11 different countries, hospitals allocate approximately 12 percent of their budget toward administrative costs. In the United States, hospitals spend 25 percent on administrative
Health majority of healthcare finance is generated by taxes. About 84 % of this spending is done publicly . In which county council finances about 57 %, municipalities 25 %, and central government about 2 %. About 71 % of county councils total revenue is generated from local taxes 17 % from subsidies and national government grants financed by national income taxes and indirect taxes. In 2013, about 90 % of county councils total spending was on health care.
CHAPTER 2 BACKGROUND AND FORMATIVE INFLUENCES OF IDA SCUDDER Dr. Ida Scudder The Scudder family is the most renowned medical missionary family. They served for generations in India and elsewhere. In 1819 John Scudder left his growing practice in New York City and sailed for Ceylon, Sri Lanka with his wife and child. They served for thirty-six years in Ceylon and India, and during that time thirteen more children were born. Of the nine who survived to adulthood, seven became missionaries, most of them specializing in medicine like their father.
Moreover, beginning in 2012, the NIS was redesigned from the “sample of hospitals” to the “sample of discharges” which are from all hospitals participating in HCUP. It contains about 300 million discharges data from races of white, black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American, and other with age of 0 to 124 years . NIS data types include primary and secondary diagnoses and procedures with ICD–9–CM code, patient demographic characteristics (e.g., sex, age, race, and median household income for ZIP Code), hospital characteristics (e.g., ownership), expected payment source, total charges, discharge status, length of stay, severity and comorbidity measures
Healthcare Management Systems, Inc. was rebranded to MEDHOST Enterprise Solutions in 1984. MEDHOST headquarters is located at 6550 Carothers Parkway, Suite. 100 Franklin, TN 37067, with a web site at www.medhost.com . MEDHOST Enterprise Solutions was founded in 1984 and has approximately 1,100 health care facilities using their product. Their markets served are Acute Care, Psychiatric/Behavioral, Long Term Acute Care (LTAC), Specialty Surgical Hospitals and Facilities.
Antelope Valley Hospital, a 420-bed district hospital located in the city of Lancaster in northern Los Angeles County, has been serving the community for more than 60 years. The area’s only full-service acute-care hospital, AVH provides a full array of medical/surgical services, pediatric treatment, NICU, mental health, cancer care and more. It is a Level II trauma center, Accredited Chest Pain Center, Advanced Primary Stroke Center and Comprehensive Community Cancer Center. https://www.avhospital.org/About/Index As the local healthcare leader, Antelope Valley Hospital: • Provides care to more than 218,000 patients each year. • Receives over 120,000 Emergency Department visits annually.
Description of Organization, all subsidiaries and/or strategic business units Merck & Co., Inc. was founded in 1891 and is a leading pharmaceutical company with headquarters in Whitehouse Station, NJ. First quarter earnings in 2012 were 11.7 billion dollars worldwide, with revenue being produced from pharmaceuticals, animal health, and consumer care. (Merck Financials 2012)Through science and innovation Merck is one of the largest healthcare companies in the world, delivering vaccines and medicinal needs to humans and animals. (Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp 2009-2012) The organization inside the United States of America is recognized as Merck and & Co, Inc., while outside the U.S., the organization is known as Merck Sharp and Dohme (MSD), or
150 primary care trusts (PCTs) and 275 secondary trusts. 90,000 of them are doctors on duty in hospital, about35, 000 GP, and 40,000 nurse’s 16,000 staffs (Chinadaily, 2015) NHS helps people in two aspects. One is the web of Community- based primary health care (PCTs). Each resident get one general practitioner (GP) nearby to take care their health and provide they daily medical care. The second way is hospital- based specialist services.