PAIN – Good Samaritan Hospital has completed a comprehensive upgrade of its orthopedic surgery center. The hospital held a ceremony on Tuesday announcing the official opening of the new unit, which offers a new level of experience to patients in the region and promotes a specialized approach focused primarily on orthopedic care.
The 10,000 square foot unit offers 14 private recovery rooms with en-suite bathrooms, each equipped with state-of-the-art digital monitoring consoles that nurses can use to capture all patient documentation. The modern space also includes a multi-purpose room used for patient education, mindfulness exercises, and community meals; a PT / OT gymnasium with large scale simulations / props to help patients practice navigation activities of daily living; a walking track and a family waiting room with a coffee bar. The unit also has centralized meeting spaces for multidisciplinary collaboration.
The project created a separate and private entrance to the orthopedic surgery center where patients are greeted by a program concierge in an expanded reception area. The concierge guides patients through the process, providing a premium patient experience. This project is one of many recent investments made by WMCHealth in Hudson Valley communities, including the new 6,000 square foot dedicated bariatric unit at Good Samaritan Hospital, which is expected to be completed early this year. autumn. Orthopedic and bariatric units, as well as a new infusion center, represent a $ 9 million investment in the hospital.
Recently, WMCHealth’s flagship campus in Valhalla opened a 260,000 square foot ambulatory care pavilion, as part of a $ 230 million investment in the region and the county’s largest healthcare construction project. from Westchester for decades.