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New Ulm Medical Center

Medical-Surgical Care Unit (Med-Surg)

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If you need medical treatment that requires at least one overnight stay, you'll be admitted to New Ulm Medical Center's Medical-Surgical Care Unit, or Med-Surg. All of our patient rooms are private, with televisions and wireless high speed internet.

Your care team

New Ulm Medical Center prides itself on having caring, expert caregivers who put patients first. Everything we do is designed to meet your needs in an atmosphere that promotes healing and comfort.

Our nursing staff's responsiveness and level of personalized, skilled care is second to none. Survey results show that the strong, personal connection our nurses make with their patients stands out as one of the most satisfying parts of their hospital experience.

While in the hospital, you will be cared for by a doctor known as a 'hospitalist.' Hospitalists are doctors who specialize in diagnosing, treating and coordinating the care of patients while in the hospital. Hospitalists work in partnership with your referring doctor and transition your medical care back to them when you’re ready to leave the hospital.

A lot of people are involved in delivery comprehensive care to patients. Your care team may consist of a doctor, registered nurses, pharmacists, LPN’s, respiratory therapists, dietitians, social workers, RN care coordinators and laboratory, imaging and rehabilitation staff as needed.

Specialty Care Unit

For patients who are critically ill or for those with cardiac conditions, New Ulm Medical Center has a dedicated Specialty Care Unit. These special patient rooms are equipped with advanced monitoring equipment. The Specialty Care Unit nursing staff has advanced training to care for seriously ill patients.

Inpatient room service

Available Monday – Sunday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., patients dial 75900 from their hospital phones to place their orders. Room service offers breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, beverage and la carte options.

Manage medical information online

To add an adult whose medical care you help manage to your MyChart account, please complete, print and mail or fax both pages of the Adult Proxy Form. The patient (or authorized person) must sign the proxy form and sign to authorize release of his or her medical information.