Expanded Emergency Department showcased at Virtua Camden
Virtua Camden unveiled its new $4 million Emergency Department, which has been expanded from 10 to 15 beds in response to significant growth over the past several years. In addition to more capacity, the project included all new equipment and a design and environment that support patient safety, care of the highest quality, and the delivery of an outstanding patient experience.
The renovated and expanded Emergency Department includes new treatment rooms that are larger, more comfortable and include space for family members, a design that supports privacy and confidentiality. In addition, a new mechanical system provides more efficient heating and cooling. There is a larger point-of-care lab with additional on-site capabilities.
The Virtua Camden Emergency Department treats about 32,000 patients a year.
As one of New Jersey’s largest health systems, Virtua helps people be well, get well and stay well through a comprehensive range of health care services. Services are delivered through three health and wellness centers, three fitness centers, three acute care hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices with more than 240 physicians, urgent care centers, nine ambulatory surgery centers, home health services, two long-term care and rehabilitation centers, 12 paramedic units and a wide range of outpatient services. A leader in maternal and child health services, Virtua delivers more than 8,000 babies a year. Virtua also provides employment and wellness services to 1,700 businesses and corporations. An innovator in clinical and information technology such as electronic medical records, Virtua is recognized for its ground-breaking partnerships with GE Healthcare
, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
and the Fox Chase Cancer Center
. Virtua employs more than 8,700 people and has been honored as the #1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley every year since 2007. It is the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation. For more information, visit www.virtua.org