Nash Health Care recently held an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of its new Emergency Department and Nash Heart Center. The facility, which is scheduled to receive its first patients in late March, represents the largest expansion in the hospital's history.
Following are some interesting facts about the new Emergency Department--which contains a separate area specifically for pediatric patients-- and the new Nash Heart Center:
The adult section of the Emergency Department contains:
The Pediatric ED has:
New Nash Heart Center
The Nash Heart Center has been offering innovative, state-of-the-art treatment for decades; patients have been able to receive diagnostic cardiac catheterizations at Nash Health Care
since 1989. Since 2011, these services have been expanded through a collaborative partnership between Nash Health Care, Boice-Willis Clinic in Rocky Mount, and Vidant Health. The Nash Heart Center now enables patients to have stent placement procedures performed locally.
Since the beginning of 2011, the Nash Heart Center has performed hundreds of catheterizations, which have resulted in life-saving stent placements.
The Nash Heart Center is housed in the floor above the Emergency Department, bringing the latest advanced equipment to its new home.
The Nash Heart Center has: