Early ID Card VSH Portland

Early ID Card

VIBRA SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF PORTLAND

  • Daily Physician assessment and intervention
  • 24 hour Physician, Respiratory, Nursing and Wound care coverage
  • Pulmonary, Nephrology and Surgery Physicians
  • Pharmacy and Radiology
  • Laboratory services
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies
  • Telemetry
  • Case Management
  • Registered Dieticians

MULTI-SPECIALTY MEDICAL STAFF

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonology
  • Ear Nose & Throat
  • Infectious Disease
  • Nephrology
  • Wound Care
  • Surgeons
  • Physiatry
  • Acupuncture

HOW TO IDENTIFY THE PATIENT WHO MAY QUALIFY FOR ADMISSION?

  1. Adults who require:
  2. Ongoing acute care
  3. Daily physician assessment and intervention
  4. Complex medical management
  5. Supine dialysis
  6. Intensive wound care
  7. Multiple IV medications (including TPN, antibiotics or others)
  8. Repeat history of acute care admissions
  9. Medically fragile condition with risk of complications

FOR THE PATIENTS REQUIRING EXTENDED CRITICAL CARE

  1. Does the patient have multi-system failure?
  2. Is the patient dependent on a ventilator?
  3. Does the patient need tracheostomy care and/or extensive respiratory care?
  4. Does the patient have complex wound care needs?
  5. Is the patient too medically unstable to be transferred to a lower level of care?
  6. Is the patient’s rehabilitation compromised by acute medical issues?
  7. Is the patient in ICU?
  8. Does the patient have extensive wounds, potential for flaps or future surgeries?
  9. Does the patient need long term IV therapy, need TPN or have tube feeds?
  10. Does the patient need pain management?
  11. Does the patient have a history of multiple re-admissions to the short term acute care hospital or is the patient at risk for medical complications when discharged?
  12. Would the patient benefit from daily physician visits and 24 hour physician coverage?

If the answer to any of these questions is “Yes,” please make a referral to Vibra Specialty Hospital for a prompt clinical assessment and insurance verification for your patient, call your VIBRA clinical liaison with questions or referrals.