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Ch 3: Healthcare Organizations & Services

About This Chapter

This engaging chapter offers a comprehensive overview of different healthcare organizations and services. If you're preparing for a test or working on an assignment, the fun lessons and short quizzes in this chapter can quickly and effectively strengthen your knowledge.

Healthcare Organizations & Services - Chapter Summary

Feel confident in your understanding of various types of healthcare organizations and the settings in which healthcare services are delivered by exploring this entertaining chapter. Bite-sized lessons developed by top instructors closely examine types of medical practices, hospitals, long-term care services and more. Get the most from this chapter by reviewing the lessons in any sequence you desire during the timeframes that best suit your schedule. If you have questions about topics covered, be sure to submit them to our subject-matter experts. When you're ready, use the mini quizzes to check your comprehension of the lessons. In no time, you will be able to do the following:

  • Define and list types and providers of health services
  • Share the advantages and disadvantages of different types of medical practices
  • Provide the definition and types of integrated health systems
  • Give the definition and examples of outpatient care
  • Identify and describe types of long-term care services
  • Discuss the function of hospitals and how they are licensed

6 Lessons in Chapter 3: Healthcare Organizations & Services
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Health Services: Definition, Types & Providers

1. Health Services: Definition, Types & Providers

Different health services offer a wide range of care from a variety of licensed medical providers. This lesson will discuss the definition, types, and providers of health services.

Types of Medical Practices: Advantages & Disadvantages

2. Types of Medical Practices: Advantages & Disadvantages

There are several different types of medical practices, including solo practice, group practice, and employed physician practice. This article will discuss these types as well as a few others, and explore their advantages and disadvantages.

Integrated Health Systems: Definition & Types

3. Integrated Health Systems: Definition & Types

After completing this lesson you will be able to define integrated health systems as well as identify the types of integrated health systems that exist.

What is Outpatient Care? - Definition & Examples

4. What is Outpatient Care? - Definition & Examples

This lesson defines outpatient care in the U.S. and what services are generally provided. We'll also review some of the main categories of outpatient care, including primary care clinics; home-, school-, and employer-based healthcare; and outpatient services given within hospitals.

Long-Term Care Service: Definition & Types

5. Long-Term Care Service: Definition & Types

Long-term care services can occur within the home with the use of community services, or in an institutional type of setting. Read this lesson to learn about the types of services and facilities available to help manage long-term needs.

Hospitals: Types, Function & Licensing

6. Hospitals: Types, Function & Licensing

Hospitals are an integral part of the healthcare system in the U.S. as millions of people go to hospitals each year to receive various forms of treatments. This lesson highlights the various types of hospitals in the United States.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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