Good Patient Care Assistant Is the Need of the Hourc

By: Abeer Saqer

Today, medical treatments have come a long way. There are new breakthroughs and advancements every day that give a ray of hope to thousands of patients’ world-wide. Diseases like cancer and other neurological disorders which were earlier considered untreatable are now easily diagnosed and treated. Treatments of different diseases are not restricted only to a particular place. Development in medical treatments has resulted in medical tourism. Medical tourism is when various advanced treatment options and opportunities are offered in other geographical areas than the home country or town.
Various institutions and organization are being established throughout the world that offers unparallel medical treatments and services. Patients in hope of better treatment travel to different countries. Memorial Hermann Hospital is one such institution that offers the most advanced medical programs, treatments and services for patients from around the world. Its head office based in Texas is the biggest non-profit health care organization and system. Based in Texas, this organization feature eleven hospitals. It has a network of physicians and various specialty services, programs and treatments.
The hospital feature various life saving facilities that include the Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, eight suburban hospitals, the teaching hospital for The University of Texas Medical School placed in Houston and the country’s busiest Level one trauma center. It also features three premier Vascular and Heart Institutes, rehabilitation and research hospitals, TIRR Memorial Hermann, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, the Mischer Neuroscience Institute, the Ironman Sports Medicine Institute, 21 Imaging Centers, eight Breast Care Centers eight comprehensive Cancer Centers, 19 diagnostic laboratories, ten surgery centers, a substance abuse treatment center and 25 sports medicine and rehabilitation centers.
The hospital not only has achieved new avenues in diagnostics and treatments but has also won the Franklin Award from ACMA for patient care management. This system is a robust program and offers a standardized approach towards patient care assistant for its seven hospital systems.
The hospital offers patient care assistant with a model which provides common procedures, policies, physicians, electronic case management tools, caregivers, social workers, a collaborative practice approach and the community. It also consists of a panel of country experts that include social workers, nurses and various health care professionals who are recognized by The Joint Commission and ACMA.
The hospital has various criteria’s that help it to excel and exceed in its services. These include:
1. The service model demonstrates respect for distinct professional identities and skills.
2. The case management service demonstrates that practice is interdependent and not the function of one person or discipline.
3. The practice of case management is the catalyst for stronger relationships to achieve the best care for patients and families.
4. The case management service has evolved through evaluation and innovation.
5. The practice of case management provides leadership, competence and expertise in the solution or resolution of identified problems.
6. The patient care provided achieves clinical, operational and/or quality outcomes.

7. Improved clinical outcomes are documented to the extent that improvement can be replicated in other hospitals or health systems.
8. Case management practice is validated by measurable and reportable outcomes.

About MIPCN: The Memorial International Patient Care Network is a well known medical consultation organization. It features and offers the best assessment, referral and medical plans to the best hospitals in the USA. Learn more about MIPCN at

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The Memorial International Patient Care Network is a well known medical consultation organization. It features and offers the best assessment, referral and medical plans to the best hospitals in the USA. . More Information can be found at Memorial Hermann Hospital & Patient Care Assistant

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