Private rooms will not only allow for more space, but also support infection control and enable parents to more actively participate in their child’s care.
After renovations, the current NICU will expand in size, housing 24 modernized rooms that will reflect the same accommodations as the new space.
The ground floor of the new building will be dedicated to pediatric imaging, with a new PET/MRI suite and family waiting area.
Golisano Children’s Hospital is the first hospital in upstate New York and the first children’s hospitals in the nation to have the innovative technology.
Floors also contain numerous age-appropriate playrooms, family lounges, where parents and others can prepare meals and relax.
The Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital also will have its very own mini medical library.
The intriguing colored-glass exterior design for the facility is from the creative minds at Karlsberger, the Columbus, Ohio-based architectural firm that has been working on the project since the site was dedicated back in 2006.The Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital has been made possible by an unprecedented outpouring of philanthropic support from organizations, business and schools near and far which raised more than million to build the facility. Patients are expected to move into the new facility Sept. More than 2,900 children from 43 counties throughout New York were patients at University Hospital last year.The top gift in the community fundraising campaign was a million contribution from B. The counties with the greatest pediatric admissions in 2008 are (in alphabetical order): Broome, 132; Cayuga, 178; Chenango, 42; Cortland, 56; Herkimer, 64; Jefferson, 136; Lewis, 30; Madison, 151; Oneida, 292; Onondaga, 1,283; Oswego, 272, Otsego, 18; St.The greatly expanded Gosnell Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) will add 44 new private rooms for our region’s tiniest patients and sickest babies.
The Gosnell NICU, located on the new building’s third floor, will provide intensive care in rooms three times that of the current space.
The largest capital project in the University’s history, the new eight-story, 5 million hospital is 245,000 square feet. In addition to the customary ribbon that will be cut, the ceremony will also include a symbolic “ribbon” made from patients’ and families’ hand-drawn pictures, stickers, and messages of thanks.