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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: General Hospitals, Health

Mission: Trusted to deliver exceptional, compassionate care close to home.

Programs: Summit healthcare's overall mission is to deliver exceptional,compassionate care close to home. The organization is committed to improving the overall health and wellness of the members of our communities through partnerships within our region by delivering the highest quality healthcare, state of the art services, and exceptional patient experiences. In addition to operating an 89-bed acute care hospital facility, the organization also operates a number of outpatient clinics in the various outlying communities of the white mountains. The hospital provides inpatient and outpatient services, home health, imaging, and other health care related services to the residents of show low, arizona and the surrounding white mountain communities. Summit healthcare association also employs 26 physicians with various specialties to be able to provide services to community members in the white mountains. In 2014, shma migrated the majority of the physicians to the athena ehr to provide one shared platform for patient information allowing physicians to better serve the community and have better access to results from imaging and lab services. Admitting physicians are primarily practitioners in the local area. Total inpatient days were 12,266. Newborn patient days were 2,305. Er visits were27,901, and outpatient visits were 59,315. The following services are provided within our healthcare service offerings: -24 hour emergency services and in-house physician coverage-radiology department with diagnostic imaging services which include mammography, ct scan, mri, nuclear medicine, x-ray, cardiac ultrasound, and ultrasound. The diagnostic imaging departments utilizes the most up-to-date technology. -a level iv emergency department; the department is staffed around the clock by board certified emergency medicine physicians and features fully equipped major truama/cardiac suites. -an obstetrical department with: both ldr and ob/gyn beds, newborn nursery, and level ii nursery. -in addition, summit healthcare provides peri-natal classes. -a fully monitored intensive care unit, providing medical/surgical/cardiac intermediate and intensive care. -a surgical service department: capabilities include general, orthopedic, opthamology, ent, gyn, urology, and more. -in addition, summit healthcare offers service for pain management. -summit healthcare offers radiation and medical oncology services. -in november 2012, summit opened a new wound care department. -received a matching grant from first things first to provide child development services for children ages 0-5 years, which is called healthy stepsfor other accomplishments in 2014, please refer to the schedule h & schedule o continuation of (sch h part vi, supplemental information) explanation of how organization furthers its exempt purpose.

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