The community is invited to an open house on Thursday, Nov. 29 from 5-7
p.m. to showcase the new 5-story wing of North Oaks Medical Center in
Hammond before it opens for patient care.
Attendees will see firsthand how North Oaks is taking health care in a
new direction with more privacy, the latest technology and expert staff.
Following a ribbon cutting program, guests will be invited to take guided
tours and meet hospital team members. Free health screenings, refreshments,
door prize drawings and family friendly holiday activities also will be offered.
The new wing houses 95 additional private rooms and will take the hospital
to 330 total patient beds. It also features fourteen high-tech operating
suites, eleven additional same day surgery beds, a surgical intensive
care unit and a customized orthopaedic and neurosurgery floor complete
with a rehabilitation gym.
"These enhancements are making way for the growing number of North
Oaks surgeons providing care in the region and the advanced, complex procedures
they perform," affirms James E. Cathey Jr., President/Chief Executive
Officer of North Oaks Health System.
North Oaks Medical Center is located at 15790 Paul Vega, MD, Drive in
Hammond. For more information, call North Oaks Corporate Communications
at (985) 230-6647.