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PATRONS | Spring 2018 11 DRAWN BY: DATE: JOB NO: SCALE: SHEET NO. NICU CONVERSION 3RD FLOOR 13163 MEDICAL CENTER TORRANCE MEMORIAL C1 1/4"=1'-0" RM OPTION C1 01.13.17 OPTION C1.2 C1.2 A rendering of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, which will feature 23 private rooms–each with sliding glass doors to enable privacy between pa ents, yet visibility for nurse monitoring. Each room will also offer nurses a work area and family members a sleeper chair. PROGRESS NOTES is a linear accelerator that helps zero in on tumors, while sparing healthy tissue. is advanced technology allows patients to stay in the South Bay instead of going out of the area for technological options to target tumors more precisely. Torrance Memorial is the first hospital in the South Bay to have a TrueBeam system. "We are truly inspired by the generosity of the Hunt Family. ey are transforming services for our community through this gift and in doing so setting an example for others in their position to give back," says Craig Leach, president and CEO, Torrance Memorial Medical Center. "We are humbled and grateful to the Hunts for helping further our mission of providing the highest level of care to the South Bay." Gift Will Help Elevate South Bay Health Care e renovation of the renamed Donald and Priscilla Hunt Tower is designed to improve the quality of service patients receive. Upon completion, the tower will feature updated technologies, as well as new postpartum mother baby (already completed), pediatric and the level III neonatal intensive care (NICU) units. e whimsically designed pediatric unit will consist of 15 private rooms, including two negative pressure isolation rooms to prevent the spread of airborne diseases. Sharing the floor will be an eight-bed medical/surgical unit to be utilized by the medical stabilization program at Torrance Memorial Medical Center, which provides acute care services for adolescents and young adults (ages 13-35) experiencing medical complications as a result of a severe eating disorder. e NICU will consist of 24 private rooms, and one additional larger room designed for the treatment of infants requiring critical care and multiple treatment modalities. All rooms will feature state-of-the-art technology, including Panasonic NICVIEW Camera Systems to allow parents to watch their babies 24/7 with a computer, tablet or smart phone from any location that has an internet connection. In addition to these units, the Tower houses a 40-bed transitional care unit on the f irst f loor, and a 32-bed private medical- surgical unit with the most advanced equipment and contemporar y furnishings for adult medical patients.

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