It didn’t take lengthy for the primary sufferers to reach when the brand new Abrazo Surprise Hospital opened its doorways Oct. 12. A variety of sufferers have been handled within the Emergency Division, and the hospital logged its first inpatient admission earlier than day’s finish.
“The truth that sufferers have been searching for us out so shortly reinforces there’s a want for hospital providers within the Metropolis of Shock,” stated Abrazo Shock Hospital Administrative Director Chrissy Salazar, RN.
Positioned on the southwest nook of Loop 303 and West Bell Highway, the hospital contains an emergency division, working room and eight inpatient rooms for these needing statement or in a single day stays. The hospital is ready to serve sufferers of all ages from the Northwest Valley.
Among the many first by the hospital doorways was Catherine Rech of Shock, who introduced grandson Dylan LaRochelle to the ER with a hand harm.
“We’re so excited to have you ever guys right here, and the convenience, proper off the 303 and Bell, the comfort of it. They screened us, acquired us proper in, took all of our info, did the triage, proper into (the ER), noticed the physician, and it’s simply been a pleasant circulate,” stated Rech.
Charles Cunningham of Litchfield Park works close by and watched the hospital being constructed. Not feeling nicely, he went to the Abrazo Shock ER and ended up being the hospital’s first inpatient in a single day admission.
“It was very comfy, the care was good. It didn’t have a ‘new hospital really feel,’ it felt prefer it had been open for a very long time. I give it 10s all the best way round,” stated Cunningham.
Abrazo Shock Hospital offers medical care past what’s obtainable at an pressing care or freestanding emergency heart.
“Abrazo Shock Hospital has 24/7 emergency and normal surgical procedure protection,” defined Salazar. “With capabilities like surgical providers, a full emergency division, inpatient rooms, ultrasound, x-ray and CT scan, laboratory, pharmacy and different providers, residents can obtain care nearer to house.”
“If somebody involves our ER with stomach ache and desires gall bladder or appendix surgical procedure, for instance, they are often admitted and the process carried out right here,” famous Salazar. “We will present medical care past what’s obtainable at an pressing care or freestanding emergency heart.”
Metropolis officers and Abrazo Well being leaders held a ribbon reducing ceremony on Oct. 7 to dedicate the brand new Abrazo Shock Hospital, the town’s first hospital. Shock Mayor Skip Corridor applauded Abrazo’s funding in the neighborhood, noting the town’s speedy development and wish for close by hospital providers for metropolis residents.
Dr. Brian Hess, medical director of Emergency Companies for Abrazo Well being, famous the group profit in the course of the ribbon reducing.
“Whether or not it’s fractures, lacerations or sickness, what units our hospital aside is the functionality of extending care past the ER to the working room, or admitting sufferers to our inpatient unit for decrease acuity medical circumstances. It’s about offering the correct care in the correct place.”
Abrazo Shock Hospital is positioned at 16815 W. Bell Rd. in Shock, Ariz.
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