A hospital is a health care institution which provides medical, surgical and psychiatric treatment and assists people who are ill or injured. A modern hospital has various specialized departments including an emergency room (ER), surgery department, gynecology department, children and pediatric center, intensive care unit (ICU), orthopedic unit and burn unit. Renowned medical schools often have relationships with top-ranked hospitals, which help medical students receive hands-on clinical training in complex medical conditions.
Hospitals generally accept medical insurance. They provide information about medical procedures, doctors' visits, and patient care. EMS, emergency services, outpatient care and ambulance services.
In the case of an emergency, dial 9-1-1.