fiscal year ending in 9/30/2018 for inpatient and ending in 12/31/2018 for outpatient, the number of Medicare inpatients was 963, discharged Medicare level 3-5 emergency visits added up to 2108, and a variety of minor outpatient surgeries added up to 1128. The number of outpatients that used the Hyperbaric Oxygen chamber in the affiliated wound clinic located in Graham Hospital was 242. Graham Health Services delivers a wide range of services including: Laboratory facility, Rehabilitation Services such as physical, occupational and speech, Critical Care Services with a 6 bed Intensive Care Unit and Post Critical Care of 14 beds, Nursing for outpatient services like intravenous fluid administration, blood products, etc., Surgical Services with 5 operating rooms in the main facility and 2 bays in the Endoscopy and Pain Suite, Imaging with Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Inpatient Care with 25 private rooms, Food & Nutrition Services with full
CONSULTATIVE CHANGE RECOMMENDATIONS 4 cafeteria, Obstetrics with 2 labor rooms, a C-Section suite, and 6 postpartum rooms in a secured hall, Respiratory Care, Community Education, Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab, Home Medical Equipment & Supplies, Extended Care Facility with 18 bed Intermediate care facility and 20 bed Skilled Nursing, Wound Clinic & Hyperbaric Medicine, and Sleep Disorders Clinic. Primary Needs of Organization’s Population The primary area of service that Graham Hospital reaches has a population of approximately 35,973 covering about 604 square miles (Graham Hospital Community Health Needs Assessment, 2016). Canton is the largest city within the coverage area, and in Fulton County, Illinois. The population of Canton is 13,865 containing a variety of demographic variables. The age group with the highest concentration is in the 35-54-year-olds bracket that includes 26.8% of the population, with the 65 years and older group containing 18.5% of the population. 15.1 % of the population is accounted for by the 25-34-year-olds. Canton’s population of children and young adults (5-17yrs) make 13.0% of the population. 12.6% of the population is 55-64-year-olds. The younger people (18-24 years old) make up 10.2% of the city’s total population, and leaves 3.8% of the population are children under the age of 5. Canton’s per capital income of $21,996 is lower than the US city average, $31,177. Canton’s median household income at $41,027 is considerably lower than that of the US average at $57,652. According to statistics the city does have a prominent individual poverty level. The percent of the population that live below the standard poverty level is 20.1%. The city is predominantly white: 84.5%. 8.5% are Black/African-Americans, followed by Hispanics or Latinos being 5.6%. Other races make up the rest. Just over 94% of the population in the city speak English as their first language (Neighborhood Scouts, 2019).
CONSULTATIVE CHANGE RECOMMENDATIONS 5 According to Graham Hospital Community Health Needs Assessment (2016), Poverty is relevant to health status. The service area includes, 14.77% of the population or 4,927 individuals in households living with income below 100% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL).
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