Hospital FAQs:

Q: Is a hospital a health care institution providing patient treatment with specialized staff and equipment?

A: Yes.

Q: Are hospitals largely staffed by professional physicians?

A: Yes, and surgeons, and nurses, whereas in the past, this work was usually performed by the founding religious orders or by volunteers.

Q: Is a hospital the general hospital?

A: Yes, and which has an emergency department.

Q: Are hospitals found to be autonomous?

A: Yes, and freestanding institutions.

Q: Was a hospital founded in Damascus?

A: Yes, and Syria in around 707 with assistance from Christians.

Q: Are hospitals to worship to God?

A: Yes.

Q: Were hospitals often founded and funded by religious orders or charitable individuals and leaders?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a hospital generally called a clinic, and often is run by a government agency for health services or a private partnership of physicians?

A: Yes, Clinics generally provide only outpatient services.

Q: Is a hospital the general hospital?

A: Yes, and which is set up to deal with many kinds of disease and injury, and normally has an emergency department to deal with immediate and urgent threats to health.

Q: Was a hospital a complex building that housed a community of clergy with cloister and residential accommodation?

A: Yes, and a hospital and a parish church.

Q: Were hospitals mainly confined to the domestic household or existed as small?

A: Yes, and military hospitals with the function of caring to the sick, travellers, and of the long-term infirm.

Q: Was a hospital founded by Walter Suffield?

A: Yes, and a Bishop known to be very liberal to the poor especially in the city of Norwich.

Q: Is a hospital generally called a clinic?

A: Yes.

Q: Were hospitals originally "places of hospitality"?

A: Yes, and this meaning is still preserved in the names of some institutions such as the Royal Hospital Chelsea, established in 1681 as a retirement and nursing home for veteran soldiers.

Q: Are hospitals charity to the poor?

A: Yes, and sick, and travellers.

Q: Are hospitals usually funded by the public sector?

A: Yes, and by health organisations , by health insurance companies, or by charities, including direct charitable donations.

Q: Are hospitals run on a nonprofit basis by governments or charities?

A: Yes.

Q: Are hospitals District hospitals?

A: Yes.

Q: Are hospitals to support education and learning?

A: Yes.

Q: Were hospitals frequently communal?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a hospital dated by Dominik Wujastyk of the University College London from the period between 100 B.C?

A: Yes, and A.D. 150.

Q: Are hospitals the sole public hospitals in 19 of California's counties?

A: Yes, and are the sole locally-accessible hospital within 9 additional counties in which one or more other hospitals are present at substantial distance from a local community.

Q: Is a hospital the oldest in the world?

A: Yes.

Q: Was a hospital supplied with mutton?

A: Yes, and plaice and haddock.

Q: Are hospitals affiliated with universities for medical research and the training of medical personnel such as physicians and nurses?

A: Yes, and often called teaching hospitals.

Q: Are hospitals formed by local municipalities?

A: Yes, and have Boards that are individually elected by their local communities, and exist to serve local needs.

Q: Are hospitals St?

A: Yes.

Q: Was a hospital beginning to take shape with a proliferation of a variety of public and private hospital systems?

A: Yes.