“With nearly 250,000 patient encounters every year, CaroMont Regional Medical Center has experienced a steady increase in patient volume,” said Chris Peek, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Coupled with the projected growth of our community and the advancing age of our patient population, the need for hospital-based care continues to rise.”
Each floor in the state-of-the-art tower will include 26 private ICU-level patient rooms, centralized nursing stations and administrative areas to allow for clear visual observation of all patient rooms. Every aspect of the tower is designed with community in mind, beginning with the collaborative approach of the project team.
“The process to evaluate, plan and develop the future Critical Care Tower here at CaroMont Regional Medical Center represents our collaborative approach to projects, big and small,” said Ashley Long, RN, VP for Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer. “From the innovative floor plan, which will allow