Case Study_Group Project (1).docx - Case Study 1 Cessnock Community Hospital is a not for profit general hospital with 100 beds The community is about

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Case Study 1 Cessnock Community Hospital is a not for profit general hospital with 100 beds. The community is about 25,000 with a growth rate of 5 % per year. It attracts a lot of retirees and hence is planning to expand by adding another 100 beds in the next 5 years. There is also a plan to for assisted living facilities. The hospital not only admits patients but also has an out-patient department (OPD). Laboratory procedures, deliveries and emergency services are also provided. Hospital employs full-time, part- time staff of nurses, physicians, specialists and super specialists. There are a lot of volunteers as well who help out at the hospital. Hospital provides general medical and surgical care, intensive care and many other diagnostic services. Some of the entities identified are: Facility, Physician, Patient, Diagnostic Unit, Ward, Staff, Prescription, Service/Drug, Medical/Surgical Item, Supply Item and Vendor Business rules governing relationships amongst these entities are: 1. FACILITY maintains one or more DIAGNOSTIC UNITs (radiology, cardiac, clinical etc) 2. FACILITY contains a number of WARDs (Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Oncology etc) 3. Each WARD is assigned a number of STAFF members (nurses, secretaries etc); a STAFF member may be assigned to multiple WARDs 4. FACILITY staffs its medical team with a number of PHYSICIANs. PHYSICIAN may be staff of more than one FACILITY.
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