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Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital

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Causes: General Hospitals, Health

Mission: Our mission is to improve the health of the communities we serve through our commitment to a common purpose of better patient care, better community health, and lower cost.

Programs: See schedule o. Carilion tazewell community hospital, part of carilion clinic, is a not-for-profit healthcare organization committed to improving health outcomes for every patient while advancing the quality of care in the community it serves. This hospital primarily serves the counties of tazewell and russell in virginia, and mercer and mcdowell in west virginia. Carilion tazewell community hospital exists to serve the health care needs of its community, regardless of patient ability to pay. Tazewell's acute hospital admitted 567 patients and provided 2,096 days of care during the year. Hospital programs include provision of nursing care; and diagnostic imaging services including ct, mri, mammography, x-ray and ultrasound. Tazewell provides a number of services targeting the specific health needs of its population, including physical, speech, and occupational therapy programs; home health services and bone density testing. Tazewell also provides an emergency department with 24-hour care and emergency transportation. With 9,933 visits, tazewell's emergency services are a critical component of the health safety net in its service area, acting as a key health provider for a significant number of uninsured patients who comprise nearly 17% percent of ed visits. Tazewell supports community screenings and education on chronic disease management, sponsoring 69 events touching more than 1,125 people. In furtherance of its mission, tazewell provides extensive uncompensated care. Stated at cost, charity and unreimbursed medicaid costs for the year exceeded $1. 2 million.

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