(718) 963-7189Patient Population
The Admitting Department provides quality service to patients of all age groups from newborns to geriatrics for inpatient, ambulatory surgery and outpatient settings.
Methods Used to Assess and Meet Patient Care Needs
The Admitting Department addresses the patients’ care needs through collaboration with the Medical Staff and Nursing Staff, through the Admitting Reservation, Emergency Room Admission and Patient Discharge and Transfer process.
Appropriateness, Clinical Necessity and Timeliness of Services
The Admitting Department determines the setting through the utilization of policies and procedures prepared by the Medical Staff, Nursing Department and support services. Services are coordinated to expedite the admission process.
Availability of Necessary Staff
The Admitting staff is available twenty-four hours/seven days a week. Appropriate staffing is available for each tour of duty to ensure adequate services are provided to all patients in a timely manner. Staffing in the Admitting Department is assessed annually during the budget preparation period.
Extent To Which Care Provided Meets Patients’ Care Needs
The department assures provision of quality of patient care through monitoring and evaluation on a regular basis in accordance with the department’s Performance Improvement Plan.