Stand-Along Facilities Analysis

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A stand-along facility provide the same level of care as a larger healthcare system. These two facilities have many similarities including, opening 24 hours, ER physicians on-site at all time, providing a range of services on an inpatient basis and operated under the funding of the Center of Medicare and Medicaid. The goal is to improve the patient's condition so that the services will no longer be needed. Although, both facilities concentrate on ways to improve patient's condition, stand-along facilities focus on the patient's care while larger healthcare system focus on the management philosophies (Klien & Hostetter, 2014). According to Commonwealth Fund, "many as 80 percent of patients with behavioral health problems that are seem in the

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