Comparing UMBC And UMCB Policies

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The two agencies that were interviewed have some differences in developing policies and procedures as well as some similarities. University Medical Center at Brackenridge (UMCB) is local organization; whereas, ST. David Medical Center operates under Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) organization which has multiple hospitals and surgery centers in 21 States. UMCB policies are not officially regulated according to current evidences; however, the hospital librarians’ researches on current evidence based articles and pass that information to physicians and nurses. On the other hand, HCA make their policies using current evidence based studies as well as conducts their own limited trials. UMBC uses all types of evidences and stakeholders (Physicians,

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