Stories tagged with: Trauma Center

October 4, 2012 - 11:23am
2 years 30 weeks ago

The Genesis Healthcare System has reason to celebrate.

The Trauma Center is marking its one year anniversary as a level three center. Since 2010 when the center received status as a trauma center to June of 2011 over 1,500 patients were seen and over 1,200 avoided transfer to another hospital. 

"It's saved the community as well as the patients over $20,000,000 in air transport costs and $2,000,000 in ground transport costs," said Dr. Stuart...

January 25, 2012 - 5:34pm
3 years 14 weeks ago

Fewer trauma patients will need to be transported from Genesis Hospital to Columbus.

The Healthcare System has been verified as a Level Three Trauma Center, meaning they're now able to care for the majority of injured patients.

"For example if someone comes in that has a life threatening injury we can care for them no matter how life threatening the injury is," said Trauma Services Medical Director Stuart Chow. "Some injuries require Level One Trauma Care...

September 7, 2010 - 5:16pm
4 years 34 weeks ago

During traumatic experiences, providing the appropriate care quickly is important. Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital is now able to treat and admit trauma patients.  

It's a day that's been a long time coming for Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital.

"The hospital and medical staff is ecstatic that this day has come," says Dr. Stuart Chow, Medical Director of the Trauma Center.

Tuesday marks day two of the hospital being a provisional Level III Trauma Center....

July 13, 2010 - 6:15pm
4 years 42 weeks ago

Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital is one step closer to having a fully-operational trauma center.

The American College of Surgeons out of Chicago will be making a consultative visit tomorrow and Thursday.

"They'll look at our program as we've constructed it and built it. They'll look at our personnel. They'll look at our processes. They'll look at our policies. They'll look at our practices, and they'll make some recommendations. Then they'll come back in a year, " says...

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