Southern Regional adds New Medical Stabilization Unit
Southern Regional Medical Center is now offering medical stabilization
services to help people overcome withdrawal symptoms from drug and alcohol
addictions through the New Vision™ medical stabilization unit. The
new 6-bed unit officially opens on April 17.
“We understand the daily struggle of patients with addiction. That’s
why we have partnered with New Vision to offer a program designed to provide
the medical support needed to begin recovery,” states Charlotte
W. Dupré, President and CEO of Southern Regional Medical Center.
“Our goal is to be the first step in our patients journey to achieving
wellness and leading healthy, productive lives.”
The New Vision™ service serves adults with a medically supervised
hospital stay for inpatient stabilization, which typically lasts three
days. The inpatient stay includes prescreening, assessment, admission,
medical stabilization, and discharge planning. Upon admission, an assessment
will be completed with an evaluation of the patient’s medical history,
a physical, a laboratory workup and nursing assessment.
Discharge planning begins upon admission to ensure patients are referred
to an appropriate community-based treatment program to continue their
treatment, and provide the guidance and support need to prevent relapse.
Patients are handled with the utmost confidentiality. All patients can
only be admitted by a licensed physician and will be admitted five days a week.
New Vision™, a hospital-based medical stabilization and withdrawal
management service, is provided through a partnership with SpecialCare
Hospital Management Corporation, St. Charles, MO, and is currently offered
in many hospitals across the U.S. SpecialCare has been providing inpatient
medical stabilization in collaboration with short-term acute care hospitals
for over 25 years.
For more information, call 770-997-8164 or go to click:
Drug Alcohol Medical Stabilization Treatment to go to the webpage.