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Published on June 24, 2019

Binghamton hospital entrance gets a facelift

 

Following over two months of extensive renovation work, the main entrance to UHS Binghamton General Hospital on Binghamton’s South Side has reopened. The entrance on Mitchell Avenue had been closed since April 8 for the facility improvement. During the project, a temporary handicap-accessible entrance was provided through a nearby courtyard. 

The renovation featured replacement of the complete structure, canopy and façade, creating a more modern entryway to the Binghamton facility and better protection from rain and snow for patients and visitors exiting their vehicles in the drive-up area. Architects for the project were Chianis + Anderson of Binghamton and lead contractor was Andrew R. Mancini Associates of Endicott.

In keeping with UHS’ commitment to patient safety, security and convenience, visitor management has also been implemented at the hospital’s public entrances. This ensures greater patient, visitor and staff safety, provides enhanced patient privacy and assists all guests in getting to their desired locations. Upon entering the facility, each visitor is asked to show their driver’s license or other government-issued identification and receive a visitor pass.

The visitor management program for UHS Hospitals was launched at UHS Wilson Medical Center on April 1 and began operations at UHS Binghamton General on June 10.

Free valet parking continues to be provided at both the main entrance at UHS Binghamton General and the Decker Center entrance at UHS Wilson.

UHS is a locally owned, not-for-profit hospital and healthcare system serving Greater Binghamton and surrounding counties. Founded in 1981, UHS provides a full range of medical, surgical, rehabilitative and long-term care services throughout New York’s Southern Tier.

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