AVITA HOSPITALS ENHANCE HOSPITAL TEAM
Inpatient care at Galion and Bucyrus Hospitals is at an all time high in regard to quality of care and technology. Avita has added several new providers to enhance the ability to maintain local patients that were formally transferred to tertiary hospitals. An entire team of hospitalists, alongside critical care physicians and a nephrologist, oversee the care of all inpatients in private, comfortable rooms.
State-of-the-art monitors have been added to both hospitals, allowing providers immediate access to patient x-rays and vital signs right at their bedside. Medical providers will also be able to view a patient’s monitor wirelessly on their smartphones or even in their own homes.
Patients with kidney-related conditions may receive dialysis, if needed, as an inpatient, managed by Dr. Jodi Dome, Avita’s nephrologist. Patients with pulmonary disorders may also be monitored by Doctors James D. Heddleson, DO and Mesfin Seifu, MD, Avita’s Pulmonologist and Critical Care physicians.
Critical care physicians direct the care of patients who have life-threatening illnesses or conditions such as cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, sepsis, shock, or severe infections. A critical care physician, or intensivist, is important in a small town hospital because unstable conditions require intensive monitoring, highly trained nurses, and an experienced subspecialty-trained physician to improve the quality of care and lessen the chance of a transfer to another hospital.
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