A sneak peak into the new West Oahu hospitalUPDATED 7:53 PM HST May 13, 2014Video Transcript
Queen's Medical Center-West Oahu will open up next week but KITV-4's Ann Sterling got a sneak peek today. 22 41 FROM THE OUTSIDE IT DOSN'T LOOK VERY DIFFERENT. THIS 5 STORY BUILDING USED TO BE THE OLD HAWAII MEDICAL CENTER. BUT THE MOMENT YOU STEP INSIDE, YOU'RE LOOKING AT IT... A BRAND NEW, HIGH TECH FACILITY. 41.01 - 16 the whole first floor was completely gutted and major renovations took place on the other floors and we were able to buy the building next door which supports the or. THE HOSPITAL WILL HAVE 80 BEDS WHEN IT OPENS. A STATE OF THE ART EMERGENCY ROOM.... PLUS IN AND OUT PAITENT SURGERY. IT WILL ALSO BRING MUCH NEEDED RELIEF TO THE LEEWARD COMMUNITY. 38.36-58 it's life in death in some situations. Previously the nearest hospital was Pali Moami and for people living in Wahiawa.thats a long distance. Saving lifes coming here??. Coreect correct. 6.29.19 - 34 ems and amr both are so excited about us being here because time is health if you urgently need care the sooner you can get that care the better and they feel that will add that capacity to west Oahu. THIS VIDEO SHOWS HOW THE ENTIRE STAFF HAS BEEN PREPARING FOR DAYS -- 450 EMPLOYEES -- HAVE BEEN TESTING THE EQUIPMENT ... PRACTICING PROCEDURES ...... AND EVEN PARTICIPATING IN MOCK EMERGENCIES. 36.58 - 37.10 the day in the life gives the nurses, doctors, staff opportuinty to get practice runs.and i/d gaps before the opening THE NEW HOSPITAL IS A 100 MILLION DOLLAR INVESTMENT AND OPENS NEXT WEEK ON MAY 20TH ANN STERLING KITV-4 NEWS The new Emergency room will have 4 doctors on staff at all times.