Oneonta, NY – A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital recently held an open house for their new 14-bed observation unit, this unit is the final phase of A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital’s “Gold Standard of Patient Care” modernization project, designed by MorrisSwitzer~Environments for Health. This $8 million medical/surgical inpatient renovation created 53 private rooms which provide privacy for patients, increase infection control, and improve patient flow throughout the hospital.
Patient-Centered design is a cornerstone of MorrisSwitzer’s design philosophy and each room has independent climate control, a private bathroom with shower, and space for a portable bed allowing family members to stay overnight with patients. Hospitality style interiors with wood flooring and upgraded entertainment systems are combined with the latest in medical technology to create a high level of care in a comfortable setting.
The 14-bed observation unit is designed to accommodate a range of patients with a variety of needs and acuity. An updated family waiting area provides a place of respite for concerned families.