Howard County General's Intensive Care Unit is a highly specialized 16-bed unit dedicated to the needs of adult patients requiring intensive monitoring and patient care services involving cardiac, medical and surgical care.
Staffed 24 hours a day by highly qualified physicians, nurses and technicians, the unit features state-of-the-art medical equipment including a computerized monitoring system. Medications are administered using a computerized medication administration record with barcode scanning for patient safety. The unit is designed so that every bed is clearly visible from the nursing station. Because the outdoors can improve patient morale and well-being, The ICU has recently been renovated so that each ICU room features a large window overlooking the surrounding neighborhood.