To preserve the health care experience our
community has come to expect, the Intensive
Care Unit at Thompson Hospital needs to be
updated and expanded.
This new ICU will strengthen our community and our quality of life by allowing us to care
for an additional 250-330 ICU-level patients annually, keeping them closer to home and their
When complete, the new ICU will consist of 12 beds, two of which will have negative-pressure
capability to allow for the isolation and treatment of patients with infectious conditions. Each of
the 12 patient rooms will have ample space for advanced monitoring instruments and bedside visits
from family and loved ones.
“The ICU at Thompson Hospital is frequently strained to capacity, impacting our ability to
care for acutely ill patients without having to transfer them to Rochester. The ICU expansion
will allow us to build a more robust team to care for these critically ill patients with life-threatening
illnesses or surgical needs.”
- JUSTIN WEIS, MD, PULMONARY & CRITICAL CARE