Choosing Your Provider

When patients no longer require the resource-intensive critical services of an ICU, but still require the medical/surgical services and whose medical conditions cannot be managed safely in a lower level of care, how do you know where to go?

The following table shows where Regency Hospital fits into the continuum of care and how we differ in level of services among the lower level of care facilities, Rehab, Skilled Nursing, and Nursing Home.

Type of Facility General Hospital Regency Hospitals Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Rehab Nursing Home
Focus Acute Acute and/or Therapy Sub-acute Therapy-Driven Custodial Care
Patient Needs Short-term, High Acuity Acute (medical and/or functional) Lower Level Care Functional Custodial Care
Levels of Care Acute, ER, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Rehab, Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) (all short-stay driven) Acute (complex medical and/or medical rehab) Sub-acute Therapy (3 hours per day) Custodial Care
Access to on-site support services Yes Yes Yes, if in acute care hospital. Yes, if in acute care hospital. If freestanding, possible. No
24-Hour physician coverage Yes Yes Yes, if in acute care hospital. Yes No
Broad range of physicians & specialists Yes Yes Yes, if in acute care hospital. Yes, if in acute care hospital. If freestanding, possible. No

 

In addition, all of our Regency Hospitals are State Licensed, Medicare Certified, and accredited by the Joint Commission.

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