Of the nine who survived to adulthood, seven became missionaries, most of them specializing in medicine like their father. In four generations, forty-two members of the Scudder family became missionaries, contributing well over one thousand combined years of missionary service. Among those forty-two was Ida, the daughter of John Scudder’s youngest son, also named John and also a medical missionary to India.
The hospital has more than 7,000 employees that include physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, researchers, etc. and 894 patient beds. (Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 2014). Mission Statement: Northwestern Memorial Hospital is committed to provide the communities they are serving the highest quality of healthcare through special access to clinical services with merciful and personal care. Vision: Northwest Hospital is a community of health professionals who care, value and recognize for promoting well-being through detecting and preventing early diseases, with least invasive interventions, and advanced clinical practices.
Alexander Fleming entered the medical field in 1901, studying at St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School, while he was at St. Mary’s he won the 1908 gold medal as the top medical student. (Sir Alexander Fleming) (Alexander Fleming | Chemical Heritage Foundation)
Business Law Case Study Essay: Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, 573 U.S (2014) Facts: The Green family runs and owns Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a national arts and skills chain that has over 500 stores and they have over 13,000 employees. Other facts of the case are that the Green family has been able to organize the business around the values of the Christian faith and has explicitly expressed the desire to run the company as told by Biblical principles, one of which is the belief that the utilization of contraception is wicked. Also, the facts show that under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), occupation -founded group health care plans must offer certain sorts of preventative care, for example, FDA-accepted contraceptive approaches.
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.
St. Jude works with six affiliate hospitals in the United States and through its International Outreach Program, shares knowledge, technology and organizational strategies with 20 official partner sites in 15 countries around the world. They have been ranked highly in the nation rankings since their upcoming in the early 1960’s. Health.usnews.com has them currently ranked 6th nationally for children’s hospitals specializing in pediatrics cancer, with a score of 90.6 out of 100, www.charitynavigator.org awarded St. Jude with a 88.61 overall score ranking them in the top 10 nationwide, and St. Jude is ranked the No. 1 pediatric cancer hospital by Parents Magazine, they are the first and only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children and has treated children from all 50 states and from around the world. With that being said, not just one certain organization recognizes St. Jude’s as a forerunner of the cancer movement, but multiple organizations gives them acknowledgment they
The minimum wage was increased and extended to retail, restaurant, hotel, and agricultural workers. The Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1966 was provided $1.1 billion to fund economic programs in remote rural areas. In 1966, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development cabinet position was developed to direct federal housing policy. This position would be held by the former head of the NAACP, Robert Wagner, who also became the first African American member of any presidential cabinet. Johnson 's efforts also helped with the creation of the Water and Air Quality Acts, the National Foundation of the Arts and Humanities, the Public Broadcasting Corporation, as well as many other consumer safety standards designed to improve health, safety, and
As of 2015, 70 percent of hospitals with more than 400 beds in Japan have introduced electronic health recording system. It was induced by a national policy. The government has developed the strategy of information technology and information and communications technology since 2001. Based on this strategy, the goal to promote the electronic health recording system was shown on the field of health and medical care. The Japanese Nurse Association considers that nursing records show the thought and deeds of nurses.
¨ -- John D. Rockefeller (The Rockefeller Foundation). On May 14, 1913, the Rockefeller Foundations grant and establishment was approved by the New York Legislature. When the Rockefeller Foundation was approved, the foundations first grant was to the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross received one hundred thousand dollars, which would be over one point six billion dollars today. The Rockefeller Foundation today focuses mainly on health related issues and has given more than seventeen billion current dollars to the medical field alone (The Rockefeller
In 1921 she established the American Birth Control League, which would later become the Planned Parenthood Federation of America in 1946. This organization at the time had 250 centers in more 150 cities. Dr. Alan F. Guttmacher, president of the Planned Parenthood Worldwide Association, stated, “it was she [Margaret Sanger] who convinced America and the world that control of conception is a basic human right and like other human rights must be equally available to all.” Sanger played a major role in shifting the perspective of Americans on birth control in the early twentieth century. Her beliefs are still being
Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center, located in Greenfield, New Hampshire, is a combined School, Hospital, and outpatient clinic. The campus’ 1,400 acres hold an aquatic center, residential housing, therapy gyms and fitness centers, as well as the longest accessible trails in a mountain environment, in the nation. The mission of the agency as stated in their website is, “Serving individuals with disabilities and their families, embracing personal choice and development, and building communities of mutual support” (Crotched Mountain, n.d.). The purpose behind combining so many facilities into one agency is so that an individual can complete their rehabilitation at one site. Crotched Mountain Rehab provides a “continuum of care” ensuring
Aspen Pointe is on of Colorado Springs largest nonprofit facilities that has been in existence for 140 years when it was called Springs Relief Society (Aspen Pointe, n.d.). Aspen Pointe provides behavioral health care to the community, the care ranges from mental health and substance abuse services to career and education enhancement programs for individuals and families (Aspen Pointe, n.d.). Aspen Pointe not only provides behavioral health care, but they also have a catering service and Aspen Pointe Café in the building where the El Paso County Department of Human Services is (Aspen Pointe, n.d.). One of the theories that I see being used is bureaucracy, Aspen Pointe is a very structured organization that is all about their clients and their employees are there for the clients and not for personal gain.
The department of Veteran Affairs ensures the care and honor for our American Veterans. Its mission statement is “to fulfill President Lincoln’s promise “to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan.”” Veterans have many different benefits such as disability compensation, health care, life insurance, education and training, and pension, just to name a few. Benefits not only apply to the veteran themselves, but also to their spouse and dependents. The Veterans Health Administration is “America’s largest integrated health care system with over 1,700 sites of care serving 8.76 million Veterans each year.” Dating back to 1636 when Pilgrims were at war with Indians, the U.S. has the most inclusive program of
To first answer your question about integrated health care systems in the U.S.; the answer is yes, there are some integrated health care systems available with all three delivery methods under one administration. An article titled “100 Integrated Health Systems to Know” listed out 100 of the most successfully integrated systems (Rodak, 2013). Kaiser Permanente is one such system. Considered the world’s largest not-for-profit integrated delivery system; Kaiser was founded in 1945, and currently serves 10.2 million people. It is based in Oakland, California but provide both insurance and health care services to patients across 8 states and the District of Columbia (Overland, 2013).
March 9, 2017 Aspen Wayment History of Physician Assistants There were many events leading up to the origination of the physician assistant. The military necessity in times of war was one of these events that induced the use of “non-physicians” and helped pave a pathway for physician assistants. In 1940 a highly respected physician trained his own “doctor’s assistant” to tend his patients while he was away receiving further medical education. This event was a major success and a brief example of what was to come a mere fifteen years later. The physician assistant occupation truly began in 1965 when a considerable shortage of physicians brought forth a breakthrough.