At William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital, patient and visitor safety is a top priority. Our staff is fully committed to preventing infections, accidents, and injuries, and our facility is designed to enhance safety in multiple ways.
Like many hospitals, we use a pneumatic tube system to transfer specimen samples, such as blood, between various departments. This fast and efficient approach also helps minimize safety concerns associated with delivering samples by hand.
Clements University Hospital also features an innovative chute system to quickly move trash and used linens away from patient floors. This behind-the-scenes method creates a safer, cleaner environment.
Our sophisticated air filtration system filters air throughout all areas of the hospital – not just in areas housing patients with compromised immune systems. This provides fresh, clean air to all patients and visitors, which helps prevent infection.
Attention to Detail
Our building was designed with safety in mind, and no detail is too small:
- Throughout the hospital, carefully-selected floor colors allow staff to easily spot dropped items, which helps prevent accidents and injuries.
- Supply cabinets are located outside each patient’s room, enabling staff to remain close to their patients.
- Sinks in patient rooms are located in clear sight of patients, so they can rest assured that their caregivers are washing their hands frequently to prevent infection.