Thursday, October 26, 2017

UnityPoint Health Celebrates New Technology

UnityPoint Health recently celebrated the completion of a major technology investment project in Pekin.  The new Cardiac Cath/Vascular Intervention Suite was built in the Medical Imaging Department in space formerly used for records storage.  UnityPoint Health - Pekin CEO Bob Haley said the investment was over $1 million dollars.

The suite was designed to create an optimal workflow to care for patients and create a safe and healing environment.  It was outfitted with state-of-the-art technology, including a Dual Plane Toshiba Imaging system with two C-arms that are designed specifically for cardiac and vascular intervention cases.  A new hemodynamics system for patient monitoring was also installed.  The highly trained staff also received intense off-site and on-site training for on the new cutting-edge systems.

Hospital staff and doctors were joined in the ribbon cutting ceremony by representatives of the City of Pekin and the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce.

You can see more pictures from this event at:  https://photos.app.goo.gl/QOM0H1OHURUUuiDk1


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