Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

A look inside the new C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital

A new patient room at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.. All rooms in the new hospital are single rooms. Bed capacity will be growing from 200 in the current facility to 348 in the new hospital.
 
 
Above: Dr. John Charpie explains how a robotic catheter system works. Left: Butterflies created from iced tea cans collected from construciton workers hang behind the reception desk in the lobby.
 
Former U-M football coach Lloyd Carr speaks with a television reporter from Fox 2 Detroit about the football-themed interactive play area at the new Mott Hospital. Carr and his wife, Laurie, co-chaired the hospitals' fundraising campaign along with Athletic Director David Brandon and his wife, Jan.
 
 
Above left: A lounge in the Ronald McDonald House, where families of critically ill patients are able to stay short term. The new house within Mott, one of five like it in the world, provides added room and board for families. Another Ronald McDonald House is located outside of Mott. Above right: Mirrored glass allows nurses to keep an eye on patient rooms from the nurses' viewing station.
 
A family waiting area at the Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital.