What are the Typical Departments in a US Hospital?


Typical departments in a US hospital include:

  1. Emergency Department

  2. Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

  3. Operating Room (OR)

  4. Medical-Surgical Unit

  5. Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN)

  6. Pediatrics

  7. Radiology

  8. Laboratory

  9. Pharmacy

  10. Physical Therapy

  11. Administration

  12. Finance

  13. Human Resources

  14. Information Technology (IT)

  15. Marketing and Communications.

The specific departments and services offered may vary depending on the size, location, and focus of the hospital. Some hospitals may also have specialized departments for cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, and other medical disciplines.

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