Short Procedure Unit
Mercy has a convenient Short Procedure Unit (SPU) designed to provide high quality one-day outpatient medical or surgical care without the added burden of a hospital stay. Patients now can to recover from their procedure in the familiar surroundings of their homes.
With the new addition of the Infusion Center, chemotherapy is primarily administered in a safe comfortable environment.
The Short Procedure Unit is equipped with reclining chairs for same day surgery patients and patients undergoing radiology procedures. There are also a variety of medical patients who use this area for blood transfusions and chemotherapy.
Our highly skilled physicians determine a patient’s eligibility as a short procedure candidate. The primary consideration is given to the patient’s physical condition, age, medical history and the type of procedure needed.
Surgical procedures include:
- Hernia repair
- Breast biopsy
- Vascular services
- Women’s services
- Foot surgery
Non-Surgical procedures include:
- Blood Transfusion
- Children’s Dental Program