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This book is for patients and family members who find themselves in the often confusing confines of a hospital environment. With a clear and concise approach, this book tackles the major elements of... More > a hospital visit, while helping to relieve uncertainty, reduce stress, and free patients to focus their energies on getting better.
"Hospital Stay does a masterful job of making a complex subject easy to read and understand."
--C. Duane Dauner, President, California Hospital Association
"I thought so highly of this book, it is now mandatory reading for all of our new consultants." --Steven T. Valentine, President, The Camden Group< Less
Advancement Handbook for Navy Hospital Corpsman
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The purpose of the Advancement Handbook is to assist Hospital Corpsman in studying for Navywide advancement-in-rating examinations. The bibliographies (BIBs) together with this handbook form a... More > comprehensive examination study package. Since this handbook provides skill and knowledge components for each paygrade of the HM rating, it helps focus study on those areas that will be tested. This feature ensures Sailors will get the most out of their study time. Each page in Parts 1 through 5 of this Advancement Handbook presents general skill areas, specific skill areas, the knowledge factors associated with each skill area, the pertinent references required to perform each skill, and the types of subject areas you can expect on the examination. Since it would be impractical to test all the tasks that a person in the HM rating is required to perform, you should use this guide as just part of a comprehensive training program.< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On Sime Darby
Just under a 40-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport is Sime Darby Medical Center Subang Jaya, a private hospital that not only has served community residents for more than a quarter... More > of a century but also has become increasingly the choice of international patients, whom through word of mouth and medical referrals, have come to know first hand the hospital’s holistic emphasis on ensuring the availability of the latest medical technologies and therapies for diagnosing and treating a broad range of medical conditions and disease.
Each year, more health travelers come to Sime Darby to seek treatment for world-class medical care at affordable rates far lower than what would be possible in other nations, especially the United States. The editors of Patients Beyond Borders invite you to learn more about Sime Darby’s facilities, specialties, and achievements in this special edition of Patients Beyond Borders Focus On.< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Cleveland Clinic
Patients Beyond Borders FOCUS ON: Cleveland Clinic will provide global healthcare consumers with in-depth information on the hospital’s top specialties and doctors, achievements, accreditation,... More > international concierge services, and patient case studies, as well as regional travel information.
Cleveland Clinic is home to some of the top-ranked specialty institutes in the world: the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart and Vascular Institute, the Digestive Disease Institute, the Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, the multidisciplinary Neurological Institute, and the Orthopedic and Rheumatologic Institute, which have helped to consistently earn Cleveland Clinic the coveted U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Hospitals Award¹ and, in 2009/2010, the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award.< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Bumrungrad International
Located in the heart of Bangkok, Thailand, this award-winning healthcare campus boasts many of Thailand’s top doctors, including physicians trained at Johns Hopkins, the Cleveland Clinic,... More > Stanford, MD Anderson, and the Mayo Clinic. Over 200 have been US board-certified.
Established in 1980, Bumrungrad’s main facility now measures 1 million square feet and houses a 554-bed tertiary-care hospital, advanced imaging department, ISO-certified laboratory, clinical research center, and medical heliport. The hospital offers 30 specialty centers and has the resources and capacity to meet all patient needs on one campus, within days rather than weeks. During the past decade, more than 3 million patients from 190 countries have traveled to Bumrungrad for its combination of medical quality, efficiency, value, and Thai hospitality, making it one of the world’s most popular destinations for medical travelers.< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Asan Medical Center
Established in June 1989 by Hyundai Group founder Chung Ju-Yung (also known as Asan), the mission of Asan Medical Center (AMC) was to create a hospital with an emphasis on "caring for life and... More > sharing with those in need and pain." Today the main facility—one of the largest hospital campuses in the world—encompasses more than 4 million square feet and houses over 2,700 beds.
“Korea has some of the best healthcare and medical infrastructure in the world, and Asan Medical Center has clearly secured its place as one of the country’s leading providers,” says Josef Woodman, CEO of Patients Beyond Borders. “Revered for its high success rates with organ transplantation and treatment of cancer and vascular disease, Asan is also well known for its disease-prevention and health screening programs. And the savings are substantial—averaging 20% to 60% less than US costs.”< Less
Hospital Stay: Health Care Made Simple (Hardcover Edition)
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This book is for patients and family members who find themselves in the often confusing confines of a hospital environment. With a clear and concise approach, this book tackles the major elements of... More > a hospital visit, while helping to relieve uncertainty, reduce stress, and free patients to focus their energies on getting better.< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Founded in 1988 by Richard J. Stephenson and grounded in its own patient-focused principles of the Mother Standard® of care, Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) has grown from a single,... More > comprehensive treatment center in suburban Chicago to a network of regional medical centers across the US, including Philadelphia, PA; Tulsa, OK; Goodyear, AZ; and, most recently, Newnan, GA.
This FOCUS ON publication will provide international healthcare consumers in-depth information on the hospitals’ unique cancer treatment approach; top doctors and their specialties; quality and patient loyalty achievements as well as patient case studies and travel information.
For more information about CTCA, go to www.cancercenter.com.< Less
Patients Beyond Borders Focus On: Kameda Medical Center
Japan’s first and only JCI-accredited hospital, Kameda boasts a 350-year history through eleven generations of the Kameda family. The 925-bed medical center is one of the largest private... More > hospitals in Japan and is nationally accredited as well as ISO certified. While principally serving citizens of Japan and the immediate region, KMC also serves the medical traveler, welcoming more than 200 international patients in 2009. More than 10% of its 450 fulltime physicians have had postgraduate training abroad, mostly in the United States.
"We look forward to participating in this dynamic new program," says John Wocher, executive vice president and director of International Patient Services at KMC. "This effort will allow us to proactively promote our facility to the international traveler with up-to-date, interactive information on our medical specialties, pricing, and the quality and safety of our medical services."< Less
English for Medical Purposes: The Lungs
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The ability to communicate effectively in the healthcare environment is recognised as an essential part of safe practice. The 'English for Medical Purposes' series focuses on the specific language... More > and vocabulary used during nursing and medical activities to encourage familiarity with the language used to communicate with patients and colleagues in the healthcare environment at various levels. ‘English for Medical Purposes: The Lungs’ provides practice in the area of Respiratory Assessment and the care of patients with respiratory diseases or conditions.< Less