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A Growing Facility

Phase One of the Owen Heart Hospital includes state-of-the-art enhancements of medical and information technology, rigorous staff training in advanced cardiac care methods and conversion of the fourth floor of the Ornelas Tower to create a new 24-bed cardiac intensive care unit utilizing the modified Universal Bed model of care.

Key features of Phase One:

  • 24-bed Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
  • 26-bed Cardiac Telemetry Intermediate Care Unit
  • 13-bed Vascular Unit
  • 6-bed Cardiac Observation Unit providing a thorough and faster diagnosis with 24/7 physician and mid-level coverage
  • Complete medical screening
  • Comprehensive patient education program
  • Committed Respiratory and Physical Therapy / Cardiac Rehabilitation team
  • Multi-disciplinary care team model
  • Modified Universal Bed to provide all levels of care, from admission to discharge
  • Comprehensive discharge plan with follow-up calls by our team the following day
  • Improved communication with primary care team
  • Concierge level service for patient and family
  • Focus on family engagement in the recovery process
  • Open visitation policy
  • 24-hour physician coverage
  • Unified communication portal for patients, team members, and outside referrals
  • Mid-level providers
  • Incorporation of EMR