Daytona Beach, FL – (October 10, 2023) Halifax Health is proud to announce the opening of its brand-new Intensive Medical Care Unit (ICU) on the 8th floor of the France Tower. This expansion represents a significant milestone in the ongoing commitment to providing the highest level of healthcare services to the community.
With the addition of the 8th-floor ICU, Halifax Health now has a total of 36 ICU rooms, further strengthening our ability to deliver the highest level of care in the region. The new unit is equipped with amenities to ensure for patient comfort and well-being. Some of the features of the new ICU include:
– 10% larger private patient rooms.
– Eight ADA accessible rooms to accommodate patients with diverse needs.
– A dedicated family lounge area, providing a comfortable and supportive space for loved ones.
– Innovative Hoyer lifts for easy and safe patient repositioning, enhancing the quality of care.
The construction of this unit represents a significant investment in the community’s health, with a total cost of $22 million. This investment underscores Halifax Health’s commitment to advancing healthcare in the area and ensuring the best possible outcomes for patients.
About Halifax Health:
Recognized as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals™ in the United States by IBM Watson Health™, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, two community hospitals, an urgent care network, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home health care agency and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Center for Transplant Services, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department with board-certified pediatricians on staff 24/7, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, OB Emergency Department and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks and the area’s longest-standing Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center (TSC) offering complete Neurosurgical Services. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org