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THE SUFFOLK CHAPTER KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SUPPORT THROUGH CHARITABLE DONATIONS THE STONY BROOK CHILDRENS HOSPITAL THROUGH THEIR SUNRISE FUND. THESE DIRECT DONATIONS ASSIST SBUH TO CONTINUE TO ENHANCE AND EXPAND THE SERVICES OFFERED FOR FAMILIES AND PATIENTS AT SBUH.

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  • State-of-the-Art Building Reflects the Unique Needs of Children

    Stony Brook Childrens Hospital will be housed in the new 10-story Hospital Pavilion. Innovations and amenities include:

    Dedicated entrance and secure private lobby

    Streamlined admissions process

    Waterfront/aquatic theme that reflects our Long Island location and heritage

    Lobby with interactive digital screens, rotating educational displays for patients and families, large video screen with key info, live feed from the Aquarium

    All private patient rooms and private bathrooms with showers

    Multiple playrooms, including a teen room in the Adolescent Unit equipped with thelatest electronics, and a neutropenic playroom for immune-compromised children

    Ronald McDonald Family Lounge, which offers respite for families of children with extended hospitalizations

    Proprietary security system

    Dedicated pediatric procedure suite adjacent to the Imaging and Interventional Radiology departments

    Separate unit for adolescent medicine that meets the unique needs of teens

    Outdoor garden with meditative and play spaces

    Computer- and Wi-Fi-enabled classrooms so children can keep up with schoolwork

    Expanded dining areas with child-friendly meals

    Well-curated gift shop that reflects contemporary childrens tastes

    Valet parking

    New Home for Stony Brook Childrens Hospital

    As Suffolk Countys only childrens hospital and academic medical center, we deliver the most advanced pediatric care in the region. With groundbreaking on our new building in 2014 and opening in 2016, we are expanding both our reach and our commitment to ensuring that the families of Suffolk County have access to quality, high-level pediatric services close to home for healthcare needs large and small.

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  • New Building Enables State-of-the-Art Care

    The hospital is designed for safe, efficient delivery of care in a comfortable, soothing environment that promotes healing.

    Patient rooms divided into three zones for optimal caregiving and family privacy. Hospital philosophy is care at the bedside

    Rooms designed for up to two parents to stay 24/7

    Bedside-operated LED lights that allow kids to change the color of their walls and have control overtheir environment

    Large flat-panel TVs in each room, with age-appropriate games and education videos geared toward the childs diagnosis

    Treatment rooms on each unit so patient rooms remain fear-free comfort zones

    Sophisticated communication and call systems for families, nursing staff and physicians

    High-tech, 24/7 monitoring that includes both telemetry and nurse observation

    High-tech security to ensure only authorized persons can enter the childs room

    A sophisticated electronic medical record (EMR) that includes safeguards for medication safety

    Computers in each room for secure electronic charting

    stonybrookchildrens.org

    Stony Brook University/SUNY is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer. 14080233H

    The childrens hospital building has received $53 million in state support thanks to New York State SenatorsKenneth LaValle (R-Port Jefferson) and John Flanagan (R-Northport), as well as over $15 million in contributions from hundreds of community members and businesses. We thank everyone for their support.

    If you would like to invest in this critical project for the children and families of Suffolk County, visitwww.stonybrook.edu/childrensbuilding. Your gift will be matched by an anonymous donor.