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Sandra Sgambati                                Cynthia Valentino
201-894-3386                                     201.894.3486
Sandra.Sgambati@ehmc.com              Cynthia.Valentino@ehmc.com                             

Englewood Hospital Expands Guest Services Program

New amenities aim to maximize patient comfort and ease during hospital stay

Englewood, NJ, March 30, 2010 – A hospital stay can bring about a host of emotions for patients and their families, especially if the stay is an unexpected one. To accommodate and help patients feel more at ease during their hospital stay, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (www.englewoodhospital.cm) now offers a wide range of amenities through its new Guest Services Program.

“Improving a patient’s sense of comfort, happiness and security can have a positive impact on the healing process,” said Maribel Lopez, Senior Guest Services Liaison at Englewood Hospital.  “Our Guest Services Program allows us to better serve our patients and their families by providing amenities that make a stay at the hospital a little easier and enjoyable.”

The Guest Services Program offers a range of amenities that are primarily furnished by Englewood Hospital with some additional fee-based services provided by local community businesses that have been approved by the Medical Center. Services available to hospital in-patients and their families include:

  1. Laptop rental & Wi-Fi access

  2. Fax services

  3. Mail services

  4. Car service

  5. Pet sitting and grooming

  6. Local lodging, dining, transportation, and religious services information

  7. Hair/nail services

  8. Massage, aromatherapy

  9. Books, DVD and CD players, games and puzzles

  10. Gift shop items

Guest Services Liaisons are available to assist patients both prior to and during their hospital stay. They serve as a single point of contact for nearly anything a patient may need during their time at the Medical Center. To speak to a Guest Services Liaison, call 201-894-3557 or email GuestServices@ehmc.com.


 
About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
 
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides patients with the highest level of compassionate care through a broad range of state-of-the-art clinical programs and the most advanced treatments and diagnostic services. It is renowned for its bloodless medicine and surgery program, cardiac and vascular programs and its leadership in breast care, oncology and joint replacement services. Through its affiliation with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, this thriving, acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in a variety of disciplines, including surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, pathology and critical care medicine.  Englewood Hospital is home to a Vascular Fellowship Program that has trained a generation of world-class vascular surgeons.  Additionally, many members of the medical staff at Englewood Hospital serve as faculty members at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous accreditations from the Joint Commission and other organizations and is among the four percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet nursing award, a distinction that has been earned twice by its nursing staff.