Grant Regional Health Center
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507 South Monroe Street Lancaster WI 53813 USA
With our hearts and minds, we are touching lives.
Grant regional health center, inc. ("grant regional") provides health care services and other support through various programs that are designed, among other matters, to enhance the health of the community, including the health of low-income patients. Grant regional operates a critical access hospital which provides inpatient acute care and swing bed services; along with an emergency department, which is open twenty-four hours per day; a family practice clinic; and other outpatient services. Among the services provided are diagnostic care including laboratory and radiology services, obstetrics, rehabilitation, surgical services, and walk-in care. Grant regional also has relationships with regional centers in madison, wisconsin and dubuque, iowa who come to the facility on a regular basis to provide specialty services. The specialty services provided include, but are not limited to: audiology, cardiology, dermatology, ob/gyn surgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology, and gynecology. During 2014, grant regional had 1,113 routine med/surg patient days, 286 swing bed days, 304 nursery days, 358 obstetric days, and 17 days of routine hospice care for inpatient care, 22,241 family practice clinic visits, and provided 6,792 visits to patients needing emergency or urgent care in the emergency department. Consistent with the mission of grant regional, care is provided to patients regardless of their ability to pay, including providing services to those persons who are either underinsured or cannot afford health insurance because of inadequate resources. Healthcare services to patients under government programs, such as medicaid hospital services, are also considered part of grant regional's benefit provided to the community, since a substantial portion of such services are reimbursed at amounts less than the costs of providing care. Patients who meet certain criteria for charity care, based on federal poverty guidelines, are provided care at a significantly reduced rate, determinated based on qualifying criteria as defined in grant regional's community care policy, and from applications completed by patients. The amount of charges foregone for services and supplies furnished under this policy for 2014 totaled approximately $139,000. In addition, patient charges to beneficiaries of the wisconsin medicaid program were reduced by approximately $2,305,000 in discounts in 2014. (see also schedule h to the form 990 for additional information on the cost of providing these medical services to members of the community. ) in addition to the various inpatient, outpatient, and charity care services, grant regional provided numerous benefits to its surrounding communities. Educational programs such as breastfeeding, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and women's health education were provided to the community during 2014. (health screenings including blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, hearing, mammography, and women's health screenings were also provided. ) (see also schedule h to the form 990 for information on the cost of providing these services in the community and surrounding areas. ) grant regional also provides on-the-job education to college students pursuing careers in healthcare. Students are mentored during their time at the facility by employees of grant regional and grant regional provides practical experience through its care environment for students to use throughout their future careers in the nursing services field.
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