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West Chester Hospital to double ICU beds

WEST CHESTER, OH (FOX19) -

West Chester Hospital plans to double the size of its intensive care unit, UC Health announced today.

By Saturday, the number of ICU beds will increase from 18 to 36.

"Expansion of the ICU department will allow us to accommodate a greater number of patients receiving highly specialized or complex surgical procedures," said Dr. Kevin Joseph, the hospital's president and CEO.

"In addition, our service-line offering will continue to expand to accommodate more acutely ill patients, both medical and surgical, while providing the same level of quality, safety and comfort that we have always delivered."

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