Woody Stewart Heart Failure Treatment Unit

Named for the late W. Woodrow “Woody” Stewart – who served as chairman of The Medical Center Foundation from 1998 – 2012, the advanced Heart Failure unit at NGMC Gainesville includes:

  • 16-bed unit designed for patient and family comfort
  • More efficient care, aided by a centrally-located nursing station and integrated state-of-the-art cardiac monitoring systems
  • Specially trained nursing staff
  • Advanced Heart Failure treatment and monitoring systems
    • This unit is the fourth unit in the nation to provide pulmonary artery monitoring outside of the critical care unit
  • The integrated and interactive Nathan-Schrage Education Center
    • Designed with optimal education and patient/family comfort in mind
    • Featuring a state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen and high tech video system to improve patient access to the education from their rooms or via smart phone
    • Daily chef demonstration of tasty heart healthy recipes
    • Skilled and knowledgeable Cardiac Nurse Educators who provide education on living and maintaining heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases.