Gaylord Inpatient Care for Complex Medical Conditions
One of Gaylord Hospital's main areas of medical practice is treating patients with medically complex conditions who require intensive care, where the average length of stay is 25 days, ranging from 14 to 28 days for many patients.. These are patients who are critically ill or have multiple diagnoses and need specialized daily physician and nursing care for their recovery. Patients come from an acute care hospital and are often dealing with multiple diseases or conditions such as pulmonary disease, heart failure, arrhythmias, post-surgical complications, and complex wounds. Some patients arrive on a ventilator and require ventilator weaning. In all medically complex cases, the patient is not yet ready to be transferred to a less-advanced level of care, such as a skilled nursing facility or other sub-acute care setting. Our services provide physicians and their patients an way to fill the widening gap between short-term acute care hospitals and other discharge options.
Expertise in Treating Specific Conditions
As a specialty hospital, we understand the special needs of medically complex patients and can provide a plan of care to address their long-term goals. Physicians are either board eligible or board certified in a broad array of specialties including internal medicine, pulmonology, critical care and physical medicine/rehabilitation. Many of our nurses are ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) providers and many are specially trained in rehabilitation (CRRN). These caregivers work with other members of the treatment team including dietitians, therapists and case managers to share information across medical disciplines and help patients advance their recovery as far as possible.
Gaylord Medical Inpatient Programs
Complex Medical Care
Complex Wound Care