Accession Number:

AD0716502

Title:

Systems Analysis Study Towards a 'New Generation' of Military Hospitals. Volume 3. Medical Health Care Review

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 25 Jun 1969-24 Nov 1970 on Phase 1

Corporate Author:

WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORP PITTSBURGH PA HEALTH SYSTEMS DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1970-11-24

Pagination or Media Count:

108.0

Abstract:

The data presented were collected by the Westinghouse Medical Health Care Review Team, composed of physicians, nurses and a hospital administrator, during interviews and observations at the three primary Base Level Health Care Systems BLHCS. The basic objective of this study was to identify and evaluate the critical elements within the BLHCS which directly or indirectly affect the delivery of professional services. Results of observationsinterviews and recommendations are presented for the following five elements basic to effective operation of a BLHCS The quality of personnel i.e., qualifications, assignments and continuing education the facilities space, beds, special care and diagnostic units and equipment the professional services diagnostic, therapeutic and special policies and practices for basic health services outpatient and emergency department, admissions, etc. quality control tissue and hospital stay committees, death-complication conferences etc.

Subject Categories:

  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE