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River Falls Area Hospital

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For more information about River Falls Area Hospital,

call 715-307-6100.

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Patient Care Unit

Medical – surgical care (Med/Surg)

If you need medical treatment that requires at least one overnight stay or observation to assess the need for a possible inpatient stay, you'll be admitted to River Falls Area Hospital's Patient Care Unit. This unit is also known as the medical-surgical care unit, or Med-Surg.

Our patient care unit cares for patients with general medical – surgical, pediatric, gynecological, orthopaedic and swing bed needs.

All of our patient rooms are private, with televisions and wireless high speed Internet.

Your care team

River Falls Area Hospital 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.

A lot of people are involved in delivering comprehensive care to patients. Your care team may consist of a doctor, registered nurses, nursing assistants, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, dietitians, social workers, care managers, patient advocate, laboratory, imaging and rehabilitation staff as needed.

Specialty care unit

For patients who are critically ill or for those with cardiac conditions, River Falls Area Hospital 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.

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.