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Construction Upgrades

Remodeling our facilities with a renewed focus on patient care

Exciting upgrades and renovations are coming to South County Health. Building on our first 100 years of being Rhode Island’s most trusted health partner, our next century aligns our investment in technology and innovation with focused patient care.

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Status Project Complete
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Operating Room Seven

  • OR-7 is the largest Operating Room at South County Hospital
  • Designed to accommodate South County Hospital’s da Vinci XI and other robotic surgery technology
  • Includes specialized overhead lighting that enhances the surgeons’ vision when using the robotic technology for less invasive surgical procedures
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Status Project Complete
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Endoscopy Suite

  • Our new endoscopy suite is >75% larger than the old space, allowing more patients to receive timely care
  • State-of-the-art Endoscopy Ultrasound System (EUS) uses high-frequency sound waves to produce detailed images of the lining and walls of the digestive tract and chest, including nearby organs
  • Reprocessing room surfaces feature Cupron (TM), a copper-based technology that actively kills greater than 99.9% of bacteria
  • The American Cancer Society recommends that people who are of an average risk of colon cancer start regular screening at age 45
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Status Under Construction
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Emergency Department

  • Optimized triage process to improve patient care path
  • Creation of ED Fast Track with 4 dedicated bays where patients with minor symptoms are treated efficiently
  • Expanded negative pressure air flow in waiting area and treatment rooms, creating a safer environment by reducing the risk of transmission of airborne pathogens, including COVID-19
  • New hydrogen peroxide air-cleansing technology provides additional sanitization of air flow and a safer environment for patients, visitors, and staff
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Status Under Construction
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Pre-Admission Testing (PAT)

  • Geographically aligning Pre-Admission Testing with Surgical Services to allow a smoother check-in process for patients
  • Closer proximity will allow pre-admission staff and surgical team to interact as needed for improved patient care
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Status Under Construction
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Primary Care Narragansett

  • Bringing Primary Care providers closer to the community, this new location will offer ample parking and easier access for patients
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Status Under Construction
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Cardiac Rehab and Wound Care

  • In preparation for for the new Center for Advanced Heart and Vascular Care, the Cardiac Rehab Center will focus on patients who need medical monitoring during rehabilitation
  • The Wound Care Center will relocate to a space adjacent to Cardiac Rehab
  • The Wound Care Center will be equipped and redesigned to accommodate bariatric patients and those with decreased mobility
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Status Under Construction
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Medical and Wellness Center Warwick

  • Convenient Primary Care access for our patients who live north of South County
  • Specialty Services such as General Surgery, Urology, Women's Health, Pulmonology, Radiology, and Lab practices are now close to home for the Warwick Community
  • For non-emergent care, Express Care Warwick will be open seven days a week—including evenings and weekends
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Status Under Construction
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Center for Advanced Heart & Vascular Care

  • New design brings together Wound Care, Cardiology, and Cardiac Rehab creating a convenient, expedited experience for patients
  • Cardiac Rehab Center will continue to accommodate patients who need medical monitoring during their rehabilitation
  • A patient lift will enable patients with limited mobility to be transferred easily during exams and treatments
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Status Future Project
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West Entrance Renovation

  • Our West Entrance will soon be a redesigned as a welcome gateway for staff and patients to enter our facility
  • The West Entrance will temporarily be used as the Main Entrance while the Main Entrance is under construction
  • Upon completion, the West Entrance will remain as a secondary entrance to the hospital as well as a respite area for employees and patients with trees, planters, and a water wall
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Status Future Project
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Center for Advanced Orthopedic Surgery

  • The new Center for Advanced Orthopedic Surgery will be the cornerstone of the renovated Medical Office Building
  • Renovations will result in a patient-centric, technologically innovative medical consortium
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Status Future Project
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Medical Office Building/Hospital Connector

  • Direct access from Orthopedic Center to Orthopedic Patient Unit
  • Bright, open area for patient physical rehabilitation therapy
  • Creation of additional space to accommodate special uses and medical studies for South County Health medical staff and visiting medical professionals
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Status Future Project
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Hospital Main Entrance

  • Entryway that represents a world class hospital and healthcare system
  • Environment, services and amenities that enhance the patient and visitor experience
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Status Future Project
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Extended Parking, Playground, Nature Trail and Respite Areas

  • Additional Parking for South County Hospital Staff, resulting in additional Patient Parking near our front entrance
  • A new playground will be built adding safe recreation for the community
  • A new 5-mile nature trail will be built around the hospital and overlooking the Saugatucket River for community members and hospital employees to enjoy
  • Respite areas and picnic tables will allow hospital staff, visitors, and community residents to enjoy the natural environment of the community
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