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Family Maternity Center Enhanced with New Triage Area and Special Care Nursery

Family Maternity Center Enhanced with New Triage Area and Special Care Nursery

The latest renovations to Highland’s Family Maternity Center include an updated triage area and special care nursery to increase privacy, comfort, and safety for patients and families. Highland is the second Rochester-area hospital to offer private rooms for newborns requiring higher levels of care.

Highland Earns Endoscopy Recognition

Highland Earns Endoscopy Recognition

The Highland Procedures Center has been redesignated as a center for quality and safety by the ASGE (American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy). The ASGE Endoscopy Unit Recognition Program honors units that have demonstrated a commitment to delivering quality and safety as reflected in their unit policies, credentialing, staff training, competency assessment, and quality improvement activities. Now more than ever, it is critical that endoscopy units demonstrate their effectiveness in the delivery of high-quality, safe patient care.

Highland Opens Brachytherapy Suite

Highland Opens Brachytherapy Suite

Highland Hospital opened a new brachytherapy suite in Radiation Oncology this summer that is enhancing care for prostate cancer patients who qualify for High Dose Rate brachytherapy treatments in a streamlined OR-type environment.

Highland’s Bariatric Center Reaccredited by the MBSAQIP

Highland’s Bariatric Center Reaccredited by the MBSAQIP

Highland Hospital’s Bariatric Center has been reaccredited as a Comprehensive Center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) for another three years. The center has held this accreditation since 2006.

Wilmot, Highland Expand Collaboration in Oncology Care

Wilmot, Highland Expand Collaboration in Oncology Care

Wilmot Cancer Institute and Highland Hospital recently expanded their collaboration in oncology to include admissions of some patients to Highland’s newly renovated East 5 unit. The move will help address the need for beds when the units at Wilmot Cancer Center are at capacity, and it will ensure patients continue to receive high-quality inpatient oncology care.

Highland is already home to Wilmot outpatient medical and radiation oncology clinics, an infusion center, and surgical services for gynecologic oncology and breast surgery.