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Jennie Sealy Hospital

Jennie Sealy HospitalJennie Sealy Hospital opened in April 2016. The new facility is designed to offer advanced health care services to patients in a soothing, healing environment that supports state-of-the-art training for future health professionals.

Patient rooms have beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico or Galveston Bay. All patient rooms have been designed to provide a team-based, patient- and family-centered approach to patient care.




Hospital Fast Facts

  • $438 million investment
  • 765,000 square feet with 12 floors
  • 25 foot elevation above sea level
  • 310 total patient rooms
  • (285 square feet each room)
  • 60 ICU Rooms
  • 16 full nurse stations on patient floors (8-11)
  • 220 decentralized nurse stations on patient floors (8-11)
  • 16 physician work rooms
  • 10 family waiting areas
  • 20 operating suites and intraoperative MRI capability
  • 28 day surgery rooms

Patient Rooms

  • Universally sized rooms to accommodate all levels of care
  • Hand-washing sink in each room
  • Private patient restrooms (ADA-compliant)
  • Dedicated family refrigerator in each room
  • Two televisions in each room for patient and family
  • Locking drawer for valuables in each room
  • Sofa bed in each room for an overnight guest
  • Patient lifts
  • Distinct zones for staff, patients and families

 
Hospital Design

  • Evidence-based design principles applied
  • Abundant natural light in patient rooms and corridors
  • Two family/physician consultation rooms per floor
  • Two family shower rooms per floor
  • Dedicated private physician/resident team areas
  • Two on-call physician sleep rooms with showers per floor
  • Four isolation rooms per floor
  • Two conference rooms for multi- disciplinary teaching and patient care conferences per floor
  • Dedicated bariatric patient rooms (with patient lifts and bariatric-capacity restrooms)



Future Expansion

  • 55,340 square feet shelled on level 6— diagnostics
  • 55,340 square feet shelled on level 12— future patient rooms