Halifax Health

Stats & Services

General Information

Operated by: Hospital district or authority
Hospital type: General medical and surgical
Number of Beds: 582

Statistics

Admissions: 23,347
Inpatient surgeries: 6,045
Outpatient visits: 304,758
Emergency room visits: 121,686
Births: 1,824
Number of Beds: 582

Services Provided

Inpatient

  • Birthing room
  • Heart catheterization—diagnostic (adult)
  • End-of-life services (Hospice*, Pain management* and Palliative care*)
  • Heart surgery (adult)
  • Hospitalists
  • Infection isolation room
  • Heart catheterization—treatment (adult)
  • Neonatal intensive care
  • Cancer services
  • Psychiatric care (Partial hospitalization* and Psychiatric emergency services)

Outpatient

  • Bariatric/weight control services
  • Certified trauma center
  • Chemotherapy
  • Heart catheterization—diagnostic (adult)
  • Fitness center
  • Genetic testing/counseling
  • Heart catheterization—treatment (adult)
  • Kidney dialysis
  • Chemotherapy
  • Physical rehabilitation*
  • Psychiatric services (Child/adolescent services, Consultation, Geriatric services and Outpatient care*)
  • Stop-smoking program
  • Sports medicine
  • Urgent-care center*
  • Women's health center
  • Wound management services

Patient/Family Support Services

  • Chaplaincy/pastoral care services
  • Cancer services
  • Patient support groups
  • Patient representative/ombusdman

Imaging Services (Diagnostic and Therapeutic)

  • CT scanner
  • Diagnostic radioisotope facility
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Multislice spiral CT
  • Single photon emission CT
  • Ultrasound

* At another location in healthcare system or through arrangement with another provider.

Employed Staff

Full Time

Physicians and dentists*: 73
Registered nurses: 630
Licensed practical nurses: 70
Faculty Personnel: NA

Part Time

Physicians and dentists*: 7
Registered nurses: 420
Licensed practical nurses: 45
Faculty Personnel: NA

* At many hospitals, physicians and dentists are not on staff. They are paid as faculty by a medical school or through other arrangements

This information was provided by the American Hospital Association. Find out more about AHA data products at www.ahadata.com.

Data last updated July 2013


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