November 30, 2020 – UPMC shared details of the newly opened UPMC Children’s Harrisburg inpatient unit, located within UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg.
UPMC Children’s Harrisburg, a 26-bed unit, includes 11 new, private rooms each designed for universal use, meaning children stay in one room throughout their hospital stay. The unit mirrors the design of UPMC Children Hospital of Pittsburgh, which has yielded higher-quality outcomes and high-ranking patient and family experiences, since it eliminates multiple patient transfers, UPMC says.
The comprehensive care team at UPMC Children’s Harrisburg is supported by specialists in Pittsburgh 24/7 through bedside telemedicine, offering real-time consultation to more than 400 specialty care providers.
Additionally, UPMC will provide around-the-clock access to board-certified, pediatric emergency medicine physicians at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh through video Emergency Department-to-Emergency Department consultations beginning this month.