HOUSTON, July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new Houston Methodist Sleep Center at Willowbrook and expanded Houston Methodist Infusion Center at Willowbrook are now open. Recently, Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital executives and staff toured the new centers during an open house celebration.
"These centers have been designed with the patient in mind – prioritizing privacy and comfort – providing a space for our experts to do what they do best," said Keith Barber, chief executive officer, Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital & senior vice president, Houston Methodist. "While two separate services, they have something very important in common – providing a much needed service in an environment built on support, trust, and professionalism."
The new state-of-the-art centers are both located in the Women's & Children's Pavilion at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital and offer unique high quality programs.
The Houston Methodist Sleep Center at Willowbrook provides daytime, nighttime and home sleep testing. Studies are available for adults and services will be expanded to pediatric patients.
"What really sets us apart from other centers is the hotel-like feel that we've created to make our clients as comfortable as possible," said Kelly Phelps, lead sleep technologist, Houston Methodist Sleep Center at Willowbrook.
Led by board certified sleep medicine specialists, our team of experts will diagnose underlying conditions that cause disruption in sleep, including chronic insomnia, narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, and more.
Amenities at the Houston Methodist Sleep Center at Willowbrook include
- Sleep suites with Tempur-Pedic® beds
- Private bathroom with shower in each suite
- Staffed by registered technologists
- Board-certified sleep medicine doctors
The Houston Methodist Infusion Center at Willowbrook boosts two dedicated patient treatment areas with 20 total patient rooms, which are all equipped with televisions, privacy blinds and plush seating for patients and their guest. Additional features include
- Two phlebotomy stations
- Universal patient room designed to ensure medical and nursing staff can view and access patients' rooms from the nursing station at all times
- Ability to rapidly process lab tests
"One of the unique features of our infusion center is that we have six monitored rooms, which allow us to take care of patients who require more complex medications, and to be monitored more closely," said Heather Mathey, lead RN, Houston Methodist Infusion Center at Willowbrook.
The Houston Methodist Infusion Center at Willowbrook is located in suite 150 on the first floor of the Women's and Children's Pavilion. For more information, call 281.737.2500.
Referrals are being accepted to the Houston Methodist Sleep Center at Willowbrook. To learn more about our sleep center call 281.73.SLEEP (281.737.5337)
"We are excited about Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital continuing to meet the increased health care needs of our community we serve in the Northwest Houston area," said Barber.
About Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital is a 312 bed, not-for-profit, faith-based hospital, which is part of Houston Methodist. The hospital has expanded in Northwest Houston to serve the comprehensive health care needs of the growing community.
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has been named a Magnet recognized health care facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®.
Houston Methodist Willowbrook is ranked No. 4 in the Houston metro area and No. 8 in Texas by U.S. News & World Report as a "Best Hospital" in 2015.
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital is a regional referral center specializing in cardiology and cardiovascular services, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics and sports medicine, and comprehensive cancer services. Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has a Breast Care Center, Cancer Center, Imaging Center, Infusion Center Sleep Center, Surgical Weight Loss Center and operates the largest Childbirth Center in the Greater Northwest Houston area.
For more information on the comprehensive services available on the Houston Methodist Willowbrook campus and to learn about upcoming events, please visit houstonmethodist.org/willowbrook To find a physician, call 281.737.2500.
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