THE MENOMONIE COMMUNITY HEALTH FOUNDATION IS HELPING THE RED CEDAR MEDICAL CENTER KEEP UP WITH EVER CHANGING HEALTH NEEDS.
AND, THEIR DOING IT BY PLEDGING 4-HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS.
THE MONEY WILL GO TOWARD A SIX MILLION DOLLAR FACILITY THAT WILL EMPHASIS IMPROVED SAFETY, ALONG WITH ENHANCED PRIVACY FOR BOTH PATIENTS AND FAMILIES.
THE PROJECT WILL BE DONE IN THREE PHASES.
THE FIRST OF WHICH WILL BE THE BUILDING OF FAMILY BIRTH SUITES, THEN, CREATE A HIGH INTENSITY CARE CENTER, AND FINALLY, REMODELING OF CURRENT IN-PATIENT SURGICAL MEDICAL ROOMS.
DOCTOR HANK SIMPSON SAYS THE NEW FACILITIES WILL IMPROVE DOCTOR-NURSE AVAILABILITY.
Dr. Hank Simpson - We'll be able to produce better access to staff, better visibility and better response time for nursing staff. We're pleased to build a facilitity that will deliver exceptional care to patients that's designed around their needs.
THE PROJECT IS EXPECTED TO BE FINISHED IN ABOUT TWO YEARS.