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Dr. Sanjay Kumar
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Community Hospitals (Overview)

Community hospitals are federally funded, not-for-profit hospitals that generally serve low-income populations, regardless of insurance status.


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What is meant by the phrase community hospitals?

What is meant by the phrase community hospitals?

Community hospital : Usually they are county owned hospitals serving indigent population. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjay Kumar
26 doctors shared insights

Community Hospitals (Overview)

Community hospitals are federally funded, not-for-profit hospitals that generally serve low-income populations, regardless of insurance status.


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What is the difference between a nonprofit and a community hospitals?

Community hospital : Usually they are county owned hospitals serving indigent population. These are usually for non profit. ...Read more

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Why doesn't small rural community hospitals keep up with big urban ones?

Why doesn't small rural community hospitals keep up with big urban ones?

They cannot: Small rural community hospitals- staffed generally with general practioners, or internists without any sub specialities, surgery, or ob/gyn. They are not equipped with ct/mri, icus etc urban hospitals: most of them all specialists andp advanced medical equipments other resources that are essential for care of patients. ...Read more

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What do you know about the big medical organizations vs community hospitals?

Little difference: Big medical organizations are usually for profit where as the community hospitals not for profit. Big medical institutions may have better superior medical care, as they may more specialists, more recent technology. ...Read more

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Can a minor go to a local community hospital ER unaccompanied by an adult?

Yes and no: If a minor presents with a life threatening emergency, they will be stabilized and then the parents will be called before further treatment. If they present with a non life threatening emergency the parents will be contacted before treatment. ...Read more

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How do you find out about which hospital is the best in the community?

Web site/reviews: We have web sites like healthgrade. Com or leapfrog.Com grade physicians and hospitals. Time to time 100 best hospitals are published in the time magazine. ...Read more

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I need to find a pediatricain working at riverside community hospital who will accept my medi-cal when my son is born. I am being delivered by dr. Darcy bryan there at the end of march. I am on a waver so that i could keep her after losing my insurance i

I need to find a pediatricain working at riverside community hospital who will accept my medi-cal when my son is born. I am being delivered by dr. Darcy bryan there at the end of march.  I am on a waver so that i could keep her after losing my insurance i

The : The best thing is to call the hospital physician referral line and ask for a recommendation. If they don't have a referral line, then call the hospital pediatric unit and ask for a recommendation, and then call that doctor and be sure they accept your coverage. ...Read more

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I have MRSA (community instead of hospital). Diagnosed through skin culture. Treatment working. Will it enter my bloodstream? How to know ifin blood?

I have MRSA (community instead of hospital). Diagnosed through skin culture. Treatment working. Will it enter my bloodstream? How to know ifin blood?

It's not: Many people have this microbe on their skin, the majority with no ill effects. If you had a real active blood infection you would be obviously, seriously sick. Ignore the online sensationalist stuff on MRSA. ...Read more