Amy Rottger

6:16am

Thu August 21, 2014
Health

New unit at Upstate hospital helps seniors who need additional time healing

One of the beds found in Upstate Medical University's new Transitional Care Unit.
Ellen Abbott WRVO

Upstate Medical University Hospital’s community campus has added a new unit for older patients who may need a little more time recovering from a hospital stay.

There’s already a waiting list for the new Transitional Care Unit that's on the fifth floor of the former Community General Hospital. Unit nursing director Amy Rottger, says the idea is to help senior patients who, while clinically stable, still need physician oversight and specialized services.

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