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St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake Introduces Private Rooms

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For IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Media Contact: Joshua Cowan, St. Helena Hospital

Phone: 967-7515 Email: CowanJR@ah.org

September 7, 2012

St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake Introduces Private Rooms

Clearlake, CA – Patients and visitors to St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake are likely to notice a lot of changes to the hospital, most recently the addition of private rooms.  Since the hospital was built most patients have been treated in double occupancy rooms, but this month’s addition of five new private rooms is changing all that.  Only four double occupancy inpatient rooms remain, meaning that most patients admitted to the hospital will now have a more personal and private experience with added space for family and visitors, and no roommate. 

“A quiet and private atmosphere is so important to the healing process,” said David Santos, Administrator of St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake. “We are thrilled to be able to enhance the health experience of our community in this way.”

The change comes on the heels of recent updates to the hospital’s common areas, exterior landscaping, and the addition of new technologies such as digital mammography and robotic telemedicine to enhance access to specialty care.  In January the much anticipated new ER will open at St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake which will ultimately house twelve new private treatment rooms and offer a quieter, faster, and more comfortable emergency room experience.  The St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake development department continues to work with the community to raise the remaining funds required to pay for the new ER construction. 

Visit www.NewERforYou.com for more information on these and other projects designed to improve the Lake County health experience and help you Live Younger Longer.

About: St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake is part of Adventist Health, a faith-based, not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system with nearly 20,000 employees serving communities in California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. Founded on the health values of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Adventist Health provides compassionate care in 19 acute care hospitals, more than 135 clinics (rural health and physician clinics), 14 home care agencies and four joint-venture retirement centers. We invite you to visit www.sthelenahospitals.org for more information.