SJGH News & Events
County Leaders Celebrate New Wing Grand Opening
San Joaquin General Hospital did a ribbon cutting Grand Opening December 9th of its new 34,000 square foot acute care wing. The new state-of-the-art two story acute care building connects to the South of the main entrance to the hospital. The event was attended by the San Joaquin County Supervisors, San Joaquin County’s Administrator and representatives from the offices of US Congressman Jerry McNerney and State Assemblywoman Susan Eggman. Local government and civic leaders were also in attendance.
The hospital’s new wing addition adds another 45 hospital beds with the first floor featuring a fully modernized 25 bed Neonatal intensive care unit and the second floor will contain 20 upgraded medical-surgical-telemetry beds. The new wing will offer accommodations to patients in fully modern and furnished private rooms. The new facility will enhance the Hospital’s ability to set higher than industry quality care standards and offer a new higher level of patient privacy. The new addition will also feature upgraded security, a fully modern nurse call communication system with the industry’s highest level of patient monitoring technology. Attractive art decorates the rooms, hallways and common areas.
The new Acute Care Wing addition increases San Joaquin General Hospital’s ability to provide the highest level of medical care to local San Joaquin County residents.
2019 Performance Excellence Award Winner
San Joaquin General Hospital has won the California Public Hospital Association’s (CAPH) prestigious 2019 Quality Leaders award for Improving Heart Failure (HF) Outcomes at San Joaquin General Hospital. The Statewide award highlights the Hospital’s Primary Medicine Department’s Multidisciplinary Team-Based Approach in the CAPH Performance Excellence category.
The redesigned multidisciplinary CHF Clinic has reduced HF Hospital and emergency visits. San Joaquin General Hospital’s team approach to HF management follows the Hospital’s mission of providing the optimal, compassionate care to the residents of San Joaquin County.
Moshen Saadat, DO, FACP Is Chair of the Hospital’s Internal Medicine Department
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