Introduction

Susquehanna Health Facility Redevelopment "Project 2012"

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Susquehanna Health launched a major initiative in 2006 to redevelop its current campus locations with new and updated facilities that will give our patients the excellent care they have come to expect from Susquehanna Health. The objective of the entire redevelopment project is consistent with our mission, vision and values and affords contemporary "best practice" medical care in a safe, efficient, flexible and aesthetically pleasing environment that is conducive to health and healing.

Important Facts About Susquehanna Health

The Health Organization is composed of three hospitals and a variety of related organizations and includes:

  • 450 licensed beds
  • 22 bassinets and seven Level II nursery beds
  • 138 long-term care beds

Hospital admissions of 13,000 patients each year including:

  • 354 pediatric admissions. There are four full-time pediatric hospitalists
  • 1,200 deliveries, performed by family physicians, obstetrician-gynecologists, and nurse-midwives

The Residency Program is Susquehanna Health's largest admitter of these patients.

Inpatient medical information is kept on electronic medical records that interface seamlessly with the laboratory, radiology, respiratory care and nurse charting all to a personalized user. Physician order entry as well as labor and delivery monitoring are documented electronically.

Radiology services include:

  • Interventional radiology
  • CT scanning
  • Positron emission tomography (PET)
  • Bone densitometry
  • MRI (including open MRI)
  • Ultrasound
  • Angiography

Cardiology services include:

  • Open heart surgery
  • Angioplasty
  • Cardiac cath lab
  • Echo (TEE and TTE)
  • Stress (chemical or exercise) testing
  • Holter and event monitoring

Gastroenterology Center includes:

  • EGD
  • Colonoscopy
  • ERCP

Important Teaching Institution Facts:

  • Visiting Professor Series includes nationally renowned experts who are invited weekly to discuss the latest advances in specialty and primary care medicine.
  • Several clinical clerkships are available to medical students.
  • We have students in nursing school, pharmacy, nuclear medicine, physician assistant, chaplaincy, medical technology and physical and occupational therapy on our three campuses.
  • Conference rooms have Internet and electronic medical record capability (Radiology and Laboratory) for morning report and daily teaching conferences.
  • Electronic medical records are used in the outpatient office and are fully integrated with imaging and laboratory studies; links to those medical records are accessible anywhere in the hospital, increasing paperless access and decreasing errors. Electronic medical records may also be accessed remotely from home.