Hills & Dales Healthcare's Medical/Surgical Unit is committed to providing you with the highest quality clinical care, while providing care that is respectful of and responsive to your preferences, cultural traditions, needs, and values. Our professional, multidisciplinary team works closely with you, ensuring that these values guide all clinical decisions. We firmly believe that this leads to healthier outcomes for our patients, and wholeheartedly support the active involvement of patients and their families in their care.
Communication is an important component to the quality care that we provide. Our patients receive daily visits by the physician and registered nurse. We have hospitalist nurse practitioner available in-house Monday through Friday and occasional weekends. We are committed to listening to our patients needs and are happy answer any questions you may have. During our stay we will discuss your test results, treatment options, and goals. Patients are visited by a pharmacist to ensure understanding of the medication(s) being prescribed.
We provide services for our surgical patients that require post operative care. Medical patients may include those with acute respiratory symptoms, cardiac, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, musculoskeletal, neurological disorders, and pediatrics. The members of the healthcare team include physicians, nurses, respiratory care practitioners, physical therapists, dietician, pharmacists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, and social workers.
We take the utmost pride in what we do – healing and caring for our community and friends – with compassion.
Surgery is a major event in anyone’s life. That’s why we go the extra mile to make sure our patients feel at ease. From discussing the details of your surgery in familiar terms to helping answer any questions, our skilled and caring staff will be with you every step of the way.
No need to travel a long distance, we offer surgical procedures right here in Hills & Dales, including:
Ear, Nose, Throat
Why Should You Consider Having Your Surgery at Hills & Dales?
A University of Michigan-led team carried out an analysis of data from 1.6 million hospital stays for four common operations: gallbladder removal, colon surgery, hernia repair and appendectomy. They compared what happened to patients covered by Medicare who had their operations at 828 critical access hospitals with data from patients treated at more than 3,600 larger hospitals.
The analysis yielded several surprises: