What is Acute Care at Beartooth Billings Clinic?
The patient receives active, short-term treatment for a severe injury or episode of illness, an urgent medical condition, or during recovery from surgery. Acute care services at Beartooth boast an excellent nurse-to-patient ratio, creating a favorable setting for recovery and strong caregiver relationships. A range of essential services are made available to acute care patients including radiology/diagnostics, laboratory, frequent provider visits, and more. Any patient who requires transfer to a larger medical center – such as those in Billings – can be easily transferred via ground ambulance or helicopter.
Patients often need additional care and time to recuperate after illness, surgery or other health conditions. Beartooth Billings Clinic nursing and rehabilitative teams provide a holistic approach. We focus on increasing the individual’s functional ability to help them return to home. Staying at Beartooth during this important recovery time frame means:
The Swing Bed & Post-Acute Care Advantages
Here are some of the health issues and areas of treatment where Swing Bed and Post-Acute Care can be of significant help: