Essay on HCS 446 Week 1 Individual

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HCS 446 Week 1

Facility Planning Part 1
Facility Planning Part 1
This paper will discuss Virtua’s new ambulatory care clinic in Voorhees, N.J. It will features a surgical center for same-day surgery, cancer center, women’s imaging center, sleep center, diagnostic services and physician’s offices. This new state of the art master will have its unveiling in the spring of May 2012.
This new ambulatory center is being built adjacent to a 463-million, eight story replacement hospital. Virtua Voorhees is opening a comprehensive outpatient ambulatory facility and it is massive in size at 300,000 square-foot building will provide care for its patient’s in N.J. and the surrounding Tri-State area(Virtua
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Virtua healthcare system has four branches of the hospital located throughout New Jersey. New Jersey is a very large state and often could not meet the needs of the community for ambulatory services and others. Hence, many of the patients would travel to Philadelphia for comprehension or ambulatory care. This new renovation will allow patients to remain in the comfort of their area. Southern New Jersey population has grown to over 40 percent over this decade alone. Immigrants have been finding jobs and establishing residency for years. Since 2000 Southern New Jersey foreign –born population is increasing according to the U.S. Census and America Survey data. The Press of Atlantic City analyzed census data on foreign-born residents for 69 municipalities in Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland and southern Ocean counties. In 2000, there were 45,479 foreign-born people in the region. That number has since grown to 63,558, an increase of 18,059. As a percent of the population, the foreign-born has increased regionally from 7 percent to 9 percent, Press analysis shows (Lemongello, S. 2011).
This paper informed us on the necessity of the need for Southern New Jersey ambulatory care clinic. With the increase in population the need became great and this new addition to the already new hospital will provide convenience to the people in and the surrounding communities. Virtua will not only provide patient care, but also educate the
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