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Memorial Health System Opens New Patient Care Unit

For Immediate Release

December 4, 2008

Memorial Health System celebrated the grand re-opening of the Surgery/Trauma Patient Care Unit at Memorial Hospital Central (1400 E. Boulder St.) on Friday, Dec. 5. This newly remodeled space is filled with features to create a healing environment, allowing Memorial's health care team to continue their mission of providing the highest quality health care for the community. Patients will move in on Thursday, Dec. 11.

Surgery/Trauma Patient Care Unit features:

  • Three decentralized nursing stations, each with it's own medication station, bringing staff closer to patient rooms
  • A new waiting area with fireplace and coffee service for families and visitors
  • Designated work areas for nurses and medical staff to minimize interruptions
  • Enhanced dining area to promote patient and family nutrition and socialization
  • Carpeted hallways and nurse stations to create a quiet, restful environment
  • Quality finishes and interior design throughout to create a healing environment
  • A new nurse call and tracking system to enhance patient to nurse communication

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For more information, please contact Memorial Health System Public Relations at (719) 365-5235.