Effects Of The Hospital On Patients Missing Belongings

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Internship Case study
Effects of the hospital on patients missing belongings
Background Statement MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (MUMH) is a nonprofit community based hospital and a nationally rank for their specialty performance in nephrology, orthopedics, heart bypass surgeries, knee replacement, general and medical surgery. The hospital is located in north central Baltimore city area and was founded in 1854 by the “Union Protestant Infirmary” to “provide shelter and medical care to the sick, poor, and disabled”. In 1923, the name was change to recognize and honor the people who have contributed to its development and foundation. In 2014, the U.S. News & World Report, MUMH was ranked as the 4th regionally and 4th around the Baltimore metropolitan area and is being recognized among the top 100 of “America’s Best Hospitals” for Intensive Care & Cardiovascular services. The hospital has changed his name around 2012 to MedStar to emphasize its growth strategy as a part of a new brand future. As of July 1st 2015, the median household income was $37,210, poverty level 23.09 %, high school level: 84.4%, bachelor 's degree: 31.7%, graduate or professional degree: 16.6%, unemployed: 12.6% (City Data, 2015). According to the U.S Health News magazine, the hospital is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), has 238 beds, estimated 620 physicians, an annual revenue between 100-500 million/year, employees 1,000-5,000 and overall star…
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