Additional Types of Care

We are committed to proving high-quality care and outstanding service. Our goal is to help you return to the highest quality of life possible.

In addition to our core services, we offer:


Bariatric Services

You might benefit from our specialized bariatric services if you are experiencing any of the following: 

  • Gastric bypass
  • Gastric banding
  • Post-op complications
  • Clinically severe obesity
  • Respiratory complications 
  • Sleep apnea

Our bariatric services may include: 

  • Nutritional consultation
  • Lifts and devices help you move safely 
  • 24-hour respiratory therapy
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapy
  • Wound care 
  • Total parenteral nutrition
  • Bariatric beds and other individual needs

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Cardiac Services

Our cardiac services help address new conditions, as well as complications to existing illnesses, such as: 

  • Post-cardiac surgery wounds or infection
  • Congestive heart failure and cardiomyopathy
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Post-myocardial infarction with complications
  • Peripheral vascular disease

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Chaplain Services

When you need spiritual support, many of our hospitals have a chaplain on standby to assist you and your family with any needs or concerns. Your minister is welcome to visit at any time.

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Diagnostic Imaging

Skilled and certified technicians operate our imaging equipment, and we make every effort to perform the testing in as prompt and as convenient a manner as possible.

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Dialysis

When kidney failure occurs, dialysis is essential to filter impurities from your blood and maintain the chemical balance you need.  If you or a loved one is experiencing a multi-system failure, our expertise allows us to treat your complex condition. We may offer dialysis in a designated room or at the bedside. 

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Food Services and Nutrition Support

Nutrition is an important part of your recovery, which is why our dietitians work with your entire care team to create your custom meal plan. Your food preferences and allergies are important—and our dietitians create plans that make the most sense for you.

Additionally, our dietitians perform assessments and monitor your nutrition plan, as ordered by your clinical team. 

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Infectious Disease Treatments

When you have been diagnosed with an infectious disease, we develop a specialized treatment plan to avoid further health complications. Treatments could include antibiotics or antiviral medications, among others.

We may be able to help if you’re experiencing:

  • Infected pressure ulcers
  • Bacterial infections
  • Post-surgical wounds
  • Cellulitis
  • Viral infections
  • Sepsis
  • Fungal infections 
  • Osteomyelitis 

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Intensive Care

After a hospital stay for a serious injury or illness, you may need continued critical care and intensive monitoring. We provide this close, constant attention through a specially-trained team of clinical experts in one of our Intensive Care Units or Special Care Units. 

We also work with your referring hospital to make your care transition as smooth as possible without interrupting the treatment you require. 

Most often, our Intensive Care Units, treat those who are ventilator dependent or require cardiac monitoring and intravenous medications. We can also treat multi-system failure or complications from an injury, illness, or surgery. 

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Intravenous Drug and Nutrition Therapy

If you require intravenous therapy for medications or nutrition, our physicians, nurses and pharmacists monitor and administer, when necessary, IV therapies including: 

  • Total and peripheral nutrition
  • Sedation
  • Cardiovascular
  • Anticoagulation 
  • Antibiotics

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Laboratory

Our hospitals feature onsite laboratories, allowing us to work directly with your clinical team to conduct all required tests. To perform tests as accurately and quickly as possible, we offer advanced technologies and equipment. 

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Pain Management

Our clinical team is extensively trained and committed to your pain management and prevention. We continually assess your pain level and respond to your reports. We also provide information and education to help you and your loved ones make decisions about your pain treatment options.  

You may request or reject the use of any or all methods to relieve pain, including non-opiate and opiate medications. 

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Pharmacy Services

Our hospitals provide comprehensive inpatient pharmacy services where our pharmacists and pharmacy technicians collaborate with your care team to meet medication needs, educate you and your loved ones about medications and participate in multidisciplinary care planning sessions.

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Post – Trauma Care

You may benefit from our post-trauma care if you experience any of the following: 

  • Spinal cord injury
  • Respiratory failure
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Multiple trauma
  • Multiple system failure 
  • Neurological disorder

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Social Services

Our social workers work with your clinical team to address the social, emotional, financial and psychological aspects of your condition and treatment.

We offer a wide range of services, including:

  • Counseling for both you and your family members
  • Discharge planning
  • Referrals to community agencies 
  • Securing medical equipment for home use

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Surgical Services

Surgical services are available around the clock and may be inpatient, outpatient or elective procedures.  Your physician and care team will explain any recommended surgeries so you understand the entire process. We work with you to coordinate scheduling for the procedure and recovery. 

If necessary, for some specialty procedures, you or your loved one may be transferred to another facility.

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Telemetry Services

We use innovative technology to offer continuous monitoring for a variety of conditions.

You might receive telemetry services for the following: 

  • Recent history of unstable cardiac rhythm
  • Active ischemic heart disease
  • Early efforts to actively wean from mechanical ventilators
  • Respiratory failure or impending respiratory failure requiring close monitoring of cardiac rhythm
  • Recent myocardial infarction
  • Drug toxicity associated with conduction abnormalities
  • Anti-arrhythmic therapy 
  • IV calcium channel blocker and beta blocker

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Tracheostomy Care

Certain conditions like a severe lung disorder, neurological problem or infection can make it impossible to breathe. Your physician may need to perform a tracheotomy to create a hole in your windpipe that helps keep your windpipe open.  This cut in the trachea is referred to as a tracheostomy, and often times is combined with mechanical ventilation for breathing assistance. 

Our interdisciplinary team provides the care you need to prevent serious complications like infection or bleeding associated with surgical procedures. We work with you and your loved ones to begin rehabilitation so you can learn to breathe independently as quickly as your recovery allows. 

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Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Program

Ventricular assist devices, or VADs, are implanted surgically and help people with advanced-stage heart failure by pumping blood to other parts of the body. 

VADs are commonly used to treat those waiting for a heart transplant or with end-stage heart failure who are ineligible for a heart transplant.

Because each patient is unique and may have special needs, our interdisciplinary team creates individualized treatment plans that may include some or all of the following:

  • Special care unit
  • Cardiac monitoring, including telemetry and device monitoring
  • Education regarding safety and proper use of the VAD
  • Medication management
  • Nutritional assessment and support
  • Rehabilitation – physical, occupational and speech therapies
  • Home care education for family and caregivers 
  • Financial planning for extended care 

You and your loved ones receive specific education and training in:

  • Daily management of the device
  • Troubleshooting potential emergency situations 
  • Sterile dressing change 
  • Medication management
  • Nutrition and diet guidelines 
  • Fluid intake monitoring 
  • Guidelines for sleeping, bathing, exercising and traveling

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