List of Hospitals

Hospital means health care organization which provides treatment to patients with dedicated staff and great tools. Hospitals are well established for public sector. Different types of public sectors are included which are:

  • Health organizations
  • Health insurance companies
  • Charitable trusts

In the recent times hospitals are managed by physicians, nurses and surgeons. But in the past this profession was performed by volunteers.
The word hospital meaning was taken from the places of hospitality. The first hospital was started in the year 1681 and the name was given as Royal Hospital Chelsea, also the name was still preserved for some institutes right now.

Hospitals in USA

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado
Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho
Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana
Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi
Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey
New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma
Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee
Texas Hospitals Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia
Wisconsin Wyoming        

Hospitals in UK

London South West England Scotland Wales Northern Ireland West Midlands
North West England Yorkshire South East England East Midlands    

Hospitals in India

Andhra Pradesh Madhya Pradesh Kerala West Bengal Karnataka Uttar Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh Maharashtra Jammu & Kashmir Tripura Jharkhand Uttarakhand
Assam Manipur Haryana Rajasthan Himachal Pradesh Tamil Nadu
Bihar Meghalaya Goa Pondicherry Gujarat Punjab
Chandigarh Mizoram Dadra and Nagar Haveli Nagaland Daman and Diu Orissa
Chhattisgarh New Delhi        

Etymology

The word hospital was derived by a stranger or foreigner, which was taken from Latin hospes. Hospitals have played different roles in the modern institutes at the middle ages like:

  • Hospital Schools
  • Hostels for Pilgrims People
  • Poor people are kept at almshouses

Types

Two types of patients can be seen in the hospitals that used to comes for treatment those are:

  • Outpatient
  • Inpatient

Outpatients: These patients come for the treatment and leave the hospital without staying there.
Inpatients: These patients come and admit in the hospital for treatment and stay for one day, week or month.
Hospitals are distinguishing other types of medical facility for the inpatients which includes:

  • General: It deals with the different kinds of diseases, injury and also handles the emergency department for urgent treatments.
  • District: It is an region health care facility, which provides huge number of beds for intensive care patients
  • Specialized: Compare with general, the specialized will reduce the health care cost. These hospitals include
    • trauma centre
    • rehabilitation hospitals
    • children's hospitals
    • psychiatric hospital
    • geriatric hospital
  • Teaching: In these hospitals teaching is provided for medical students how to deal with the patients.  These hospitals are related to a university, nursing school or medical schools.
  • Clinic: It is a place where medical facility is available and it is also a smaller place than hospital, these clinics are run by a government agency for their private practice. In clinics only outpatients can have treatment.

Departments

In Hospitals different types of departments are available for wide range of services such as:

Medical Departments

  • Emergency department
  • Cardiology
  • Intensive care unit
    • Pediatric intensive care unit
    • Neonatal intensive care unit
    • Cardiovascular intensive care unit
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Outpatient Department               
  • Behavioral health services,
  • Dentistry,
  • Dermatology,
  • Psychiatric ward,
  • Rehabilitation services
  • Physical therapy.

Common Support Unit Departments

  • Pharmacy
  • Pathology
  • Radiology

Non-Medical Departments

  • Medical Record Department
  • Information Department
  • Clinical Engineering
  • Facilities Management
  • Dining Services
  • Security Department

Organizational Structure of Hospital

In hospital various types of organization are available, under those organizations different types of department are working such as:

Sno

Departments

Services

1

Board

    • Directors

2

Administrative Services

    • President
    • Vice President
    • Executive Assistants

3

Informational Services

    • Admissions
    • Medical Records
    • Billing
    • Information System
    • Educators
    • Human Resources

 

4

Therapeutic Services

    • Rehab
      • PT
      • OT
      • Rad
      • Tech
      • Speech
      • Pharm
      • Psychologist
      • Sports Medicine
      • Music/Art Therapist
      • Respiratory Therapist
      • Social Workers
    • Nursing
      • ER
      • Floor
      • ICU
      • Midwife
      • Practitioner
      • Surgical
    • Emergency Professionals
      • EMT and Etc

 

5

Diagnostic Services

    • Medical Laboratory
      • Cytologist
      • Medical Technologist
      • Phlebotomist and Etc.
    • Imaging(Radiology)
      • Diagnostic Radiology
      • MRI/CT
      • Special Procedure Tech
      • Ultrasound Tech
      • Nuclear Medicine Tech and Etc.
    • Cardiology Lab
    • Electroencephalography Lab (EEG)

6

Support Services

    • Central Supply
    • Bio Medical Tech
    • Maintenance
    • Housekeeping
    • Transportation
    • Clerical
    • Food Service