Facts about the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital:
Design characteristics that improve patient safety and health care
A carefully planned entrance that allows for optimal traffic flow
Improved navigation and wayfinding
Cardiovascular specialists consolidated in one location to improve care and speed recovery time
Conveniently located and centralized cardiology and cardiovascular surgery offices for pre- and post-operative appointments
48 cardiovascular and vascular medicine/surgical care patient rooms and 72 ICU patient rooms — all private to enhance privacy and recovery
20 heart and vascular exam rooms
Heart Station with four vascular rooms, six echo rooms, two TEE rooms, three treadmill rooms and one EKG/Holter room
Two cath labs, three EP labs, one TEE/cardioversion procedure room
Five heart and vascular general ORs and three heart and vascular hybrid ORs, featuring flexible diagnostic and surgical set ups
Will be located on Archer Road just east of the UF Health Shands Cancer Hospital
Will include a parking garage with 600 spaces to accommodate patients and families
Work on the site will began November 2014. Construction will begin in early 2015, and will be completed in the fourth quarter of 2017. Officials anticipate the tower opening for patients in December 2017.
UF Health leaders and staff are readying teams and implementing meticulous plans as they prepare to occupy the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital by December 2017.
We’re at our best when we unify under a common vision. When we collaborate toward a common goal. It’s what we like to call the Power of Together. And it’s what gives all of us, including the three patients you are about to meet, the promise of an even better tomorrow. [VIDEO]
University of Florida Health broke ground today for the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital, a project that will give rise to the Southeast’s most advanced home for the care of patients with heart, vascular and neurological illnesses.
We’re growing. The future is bright for continued growth. But we’re out of space. So … we’re building a new hospital. Actually, two hospitals – one for heart & vascular care and one for neuromedicine – connected to each other and to the Cancer Hospital.