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Christ Hospital

How Christ Hospital in New Jersey Serves the Community and the Surrounding

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Christ Hospital

How Christ Hospital in New Jersey Serves the Community and the Surrounding Written by Muna wa Wanjiru

There are many different hospitals that you can find in various parts of the world. Some of these hospitals like Christ hospital in New Jersey are affiliated with religious faiths. Unlike some hospitals where a person’s faith is considered as being the cornerstone for the improvement of ones medical health, Christ hospital gives the necessary medical aid quickly and efficiently. You will find that Christ hospital had its beginnings in 1872 where the hospital came up with a radical notion. This notion which is still the cornerstone for the excellent care that is given to patients of Christ hospital, is to serve the community and the surrounding areas of the hospital. The care of patients should be provided regardless of race, national origin or even creed. Today Christ hospital is still giving the same high level of care to all of the patients that enter its doors, and you will find that many of the patients who enter Christ hospital are from immigrant families. And just like any other hospital Christ hospital faces the challenge of dealing with various diseases

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like heart problem, aids, cancer. To make sure that all of its patients receive the best possible level of care the staff of Christ hospital are fluent in over 40 different languages. This makes Christ hospital an ideal hospital for the foreign visitor to go for medical help as you may find medical staff personnel who will be able to help you as they understand what you will be telling them. Besides having staff who are fluent in different languages, Christ hospital teaches the next generation of medical practitioners and staff the various procedures that they will need to know so that they can provide high quality service to their patients. To help in this task Christ hospital has its own School of Nursing. This nursing school is one of the oldest in the state of New Jersey. Christ Hospital has a radiological school that was established by the hospital more than 40 years ago. In addition to these services you will find that the care that Christ hospitals provides to its inpatients is also given to the various homecare patients that Christ Hospital has ties with.


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When you think of the various types of service that Christ Hospital provides you will recognize that unlike many modern hospitals, Christ Hospitals is continuing to treat its patients with the same care and attention that was given to the first patients of Christ Hospital. In this regard Christ Hospital is following the mission statement that was envisioned in its founding days, to provide care and medical help for all to seek this aid from Christ Hospital regardless of creed, race or national origin.

COMPANY AT A GLANCE COMPANY AT A GLANCE Established : 1872 Christ Hospital’s Medical Staff : 500 President & CEO : Peter A. Kelley

Established : 1983 Major Drilling Employee's : 120 VP N. America Operations : Rob Newburn

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www.christhospital.org

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