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A Closer Look at NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital’s New Maternal & Newborn Care Unit

NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital recently opened the doors to its new Maternal & Newborn Care Unit. “The new Maternal & Newborn Care Unit reflects NewYork-Presbyterian’s ongoing commitment to providing exceptional care to expectant mothers, their newborns and the entire family” said Stacey Petrower, president of NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital.

The new state-of-the-art facility boasts a soothing, modern design, which reimagines the experience for families. Luxurious and spacious, two words that describe the private postpartum rooms, complete with comfortable beds for partners, a spa-like bathroom and shower, adjustable lighting and individual temperature control. Labor and delivery rooms each include a soaking tub—and the new facility is also fully equipped with triage suites and operating rooms and a Level 2 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

“We’ve created an environment that is as soothing and welcoming as possible for our moms, their partners and family so that they can have a larger role in this very special experience,” says Dr. Garica who is also a practicing Ob/GYN with NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons.

OLA Provides Essential Engineering Design Services

Since 1974, OLA Consulting Engineers has built a reputation for providing a wide range of innovative engineering services related to building systems and utilities—HVAC, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, energy, and commissioning. As part of the design team, OLA designed modifications to the existing HVAC systems for the renovation as well as new units for the cesarean and neonatal intensive care areas. OLA’s MEP design included modifications to the existing fire protection, electrical, and plumbing systems, including medical gases in the renovated areas. 


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