N.J. hospital opens renovated emergency room

October 1, 2015

Saint Peter’s Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J., recently opened its opens new 20,000-square-foot renovated emergency room that includes new flooring, updated facilities, private rooms, and three different care centers, according to an article on the Healthcare Construction + Operations website.

The new emergency room was renovated and expanded in hopes of creating shorter waiting times and giving patients a greater degree of privacy, the article said.

The project nearly doubled the size of the treatment areas.

The $17 million renovation was completed in five phases. The floor installment was divided into 20 sections of approximately 1,000 square feet each to avoid disturbing patient care.

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