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Discussion Question One Post your response to the following: Ambulatory care consists of a wide range of health care services delivered in outpatient settings. Describe three of these settings and their purposes. What specific services are provided in each setting? Neighborhood Health Center: These centers provide care for low-income patients. They are typically known for their low cost inpatient and outpatient care. They provide standard services that you would find in your common hospital or doctors office. Hospital Emergency Departments: These departments provide emergency care to anyone who comes
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Unformatted text preview: into their department. They are not allowed to turn anyone away regardless of their insurance status. In this department, they provide “quick” fixes to emergency problems. Some patients have to be admitted into their hospital, but most patients are seen, treated and sent home all within the same day. Family Planning Centers: These centers were created to provide services related to reproductive health care. They provide breast and cervical cancer screenings, pap smears, gynecological examinations, and contraceptive information and supplies....
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  • Spring '10
  • CaseyLynch
  • hospital emergency departments, low cost inpatient, Neighborhood Health Center, cervical cancer screenings

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