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Cutting Edge Intensive Care Unit Opens

The region’s newest and largest state-of-the art, 15,102 sq ft. Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is here and located on the 9th Floor of Lake Charles Memorial’s Oak Park Campus. The 16-bed, $6 million ICU, coupled with the upcoming renovation of our existing, 10,180 sq. ft. ICU on the 3rd floor, will increase critical care bed access to 32 when the second phase is completed.

Critically ill patients in need of ongoing specialized cardiac, stroke, and/or pulmonary monitoring, or recovering from orthopedic trauma or open heart surgery will have the latest intensive care technology, diagnostics and care with the new ICU.

Doubles the size of patient ICU rooms

Improves patient and family comfort due to spacious rooms and upgraded amenities

Facilitates nurse-at-bedside care

Provides for separation of medical/surgical critical care patients

Increases the number of critically ill patient beds available

Anticipates the region’s predicted population growth and increased critical care needs

Since 2006, your community hospital has renovated and upgraded our healthcare services environment closing in on $166 million through 2017. And we’re just getting started.

The future of critical care medicine is here. Memorial. Building A Better Patient Experience for You.

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