I need help with the excel portion please which is the document titled

I need help with the excel portion please which is the document titled “WK11ProjP2BennettA”

Executive Summary, Overview, and Financial Data for Investmentin the Rural Urgent Care CenterI. Executive SummaryUrgent care is the delivery of ambulatory care in a facility dedicated to the delivery ofunscheduled, walk-in care outside of a hospital emergency department. Development ofthe Rural Urgent Care (RUC) facility in Sylacauga, Alabama will facilitate access to careproviders through extended service hours within closer geographic proximity to patients,families, and caregivers. The Director of Emergency Services will provide clinicalmonitoring to ensure quality service provisions. The RUC facility will act to alleviatedemand for emergency department (ED) services by shifting lower acute patients to aless resource-intensive environment.II. Program Overview: Market Opportunities and Utilization PatternsThe RUC will provide treatment to patients suffering from non-life-threatening conditionsthat require quick attention, including bone fractures, pneumonia and flu, and minorlacerations. Since the late 1980s and early 1990s, hospitals have looked to facilitiessuch as RUCs as a means to reduce rates of inappropriate ED utilization by triagingnon-emergent patients to less acute settings. The ED is not the most appropriate caresetting for many patients. Non-urgent patients account for well over 10 percent of theaverage ED’s caseload, and semi-urgent cases account for another 20 percent (refer toFigure 1)1. At the other end of the acuity spectrum, most emergent patients would bebetter served in an inpatient unit, but many are forced to board in the ED because bedsare unavailable.Figure 11Centers for Disease Control, National Hospital Ambulatory Care Survey.Advisory Board Company. Washington, D.C.© 2015 Laureate Education, Inc.Page 1 of 7
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Triaging patients to an appropriate site of care properly allocates resources to meetpatient acuity and results in better clinical outcomes. RUC staffing and treatmentapproaches are fundamentally different from those in an ED; patients get moreabbreviated and pointed clinical work-ups, which provides care more efficiently byclinicians who are oriented to less intense discovery and intervention.The RUC will also address community needs for convenient, reliable access to care.Current alternatives to RUCs include the ED, which like other comparable U.S. and U.K.EDs, has long wait times and potentially stressful patient environments. Decreasing waittimes is positively correlated with better outcomes.Figure 2ServicesTo meet the needs of the community and provide the appropriate level of care withoutunnecessary duplication of a resource-intensive emergency department, the RUC willprovide basic emergent procedures, diagnoses, and treatments.Nursing triagePhysician assessmentsMinor proceduresBasic lab servicesBasic diagnostic imagingVital signsIV therapyEKGWound careThe potential to house ambulance services out of the RUC provides additionalrequirements and opportunities. To accommodate the needs of the EMS crew, multiplewaiting room/bunk rooms will be added to the facility, as well as a separate entry pointfor the ambulance service. Supplies will also be warehoused at RUC for easy restockingof ambulances. The RUC can also be part of the disaster-planning strategy by providingeasy access to needed equipment and supplies during emergencies.© 2015 Laureate Education, Inc.Page 2 of 7
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