History About Hospitals

What is hospital?
Hospital is a health care institution/system,which will provide the medical treatment to the patients with specialized staff and medical equipment.The word hospital originates from the Latin hospes, means guest/stranger and the word patient means patior, which is to suffer.The abbreviation for the hospital is hosp. and H.
The first hospital was started in the year 1664 and named as Government General Hospital, officially named Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital ( RGGGH ), is a major state-owned hospital situated in Chennai, India.Hospital consist with 3000 beds is funded and managed by the state government of Tamil Nadu. Founded by the British East India Company, it is the first medical institution in India. In the 19th century, the Madras Medical College joined it.

Types Of Hospitals?
There are different types of hospitals named as 
General Hospital
District Hospital
Specialized Hospital
Teaching Hospital
     Medical facility smaller than a hospital is generally called as clinic, and often run by a government agency for health services or else private partnership of physicians. Clinics generally provide only outpatient services.In hospitals there are different types well known type of hospital is general hospital, typically has an emergency department to treat urgent health problems like heart attacks,accident victims.The other type of hospital is district hospital typically it is the major health care facility in its region with large numbers of beds and nursing staff for intensive care and long-term care.These two types of hospitals are commonly know for the society. And the other type of hospital is specialized hospital provides a range of services includes orthopedic surgery, ophthalmology, trauma centers, rehabilitation hospitals, children's hospitals. Specialized hospitals will help to reduce health care costs compared to the general hospitals. Some specialized and teaching hospitals are affiliated with the universities for medical research and training of medical personnel such as physicians and nurses. In Worldwide most hospitals run on a nonprofit basis by governments or charities.A teaching hospital assistance to people with teaching to medical students and nurses and often is linked to a medical school, nursing school or medical university.Hospitals consist of different departments called as wards, especially when they have beds for inpatients also called inpatient wards. Hospitals may have services such continue reading


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