August 30, 2022
Belton, MO — Belton Regional Medical Center — part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s largest healthcare provider — has expanded its state-of-the-art critical care with a newly expanded Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Staffed with a team of specialized physicians, critical care nurses and other health professionals, the ICU is equipped to care for patients requiring constant observation.
The new $16 million ICU project at Belton Regional Medical Center includes 14 beds, two negative- pressure rooms, a nursing workstation situated between rooms to ensure close patient monitoring, private showers and bathrooms, guest sleeper sofas in most rooms, and a spacious and comfortable visitor waiting room.
“The ICU expansion at Belton Regional Medical Center, comprised of cutting-edge equipment and a highly skilled advanced critical care team, offers additional capacity and opportunities to provide the high-quality, compassionate patient care we are known for to the communities we serve in Cass County and beyond,” says Belton Regional Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Todd Krass. “The ICU expansion represents our continued commitment to the area’s growing healthcare demands, offering healing and hope for patients and families.”
“We are grateful for the dedication and collaborative efforts of Belton Regional Medical Center to this important project that focuses on high-quality patient care, the patient experience and our mission of the care and improvement of human life,” says Belton Regional Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer Allison Cain, MSN, RN-NEA-BC, CCRN. “Our team has always strived to achieve outstanding outcomes, but the new ICU, which provides advanced care close to home for patients and families, is the gold standard for delivering an even higher level of life-saving patient care.”