New care tower
To accommodate the growing number of patients who need inpatient care at Lynchburg General, a new five-story Northeast care tower will be constructed. This new tower will be located adjacent to the East Tower and consist of medical units, patient recovery rooms, support spaces and shell space for future growth and capacity.
This new tower will also house a new Labor & Delivery Unit, Mother/Baby Unit, and Intensive Care Nursery specifically designed to serve the needs of today’s families and will incorporate best practices in facility design, care models and technology that will enhance Mother/Baby services for years to come.
New Emergency Department at Lynchburg General
Our current emergency department will be replaced and incorporated as part of the new Northeast Tower. It will be designed to allow for additional flexibility and expansion needs in the future.
This exciting new facility will significantly meet the needs of our ever-changing community and will include:
- 71 treatment bays
- Five trauma bays
- Four imaging rooms
- An integrated emPATH psychiatric patient space
- A split flow model of care to expedite and enhance patient experience of care
- Super track, imaging and results lounge, and improved connectivity and utilization of the ED observation unit