12 May Ribbon cutting at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital for emergency department expansion
WooHoo! A ribbon cutting was held Thursday, May 12 in celebration of Highland-Cashiers Hospital’s Emergency Department expansion. The 6,800-square-foot addition includes a 1,350-square-foot renovation. The expansion features a triage room and four exam rooms, one of which is designed for isolation patients. Another exam room is designed to safely accommodate behavioral health patients. Also included is a large, state-of-the-art trauma room. All exam rooms are clustered around a central nurse work station and medication station. The new Emergency Department will open officially in July 2017.