MetroWest Medical Center - Framingham Campus - 2012 Reports

Click on a hospital unit below to see its 2012 Staffing Reports:

A well-staffed unit is not only defined by the number of caregivers included in the team, but by the carefully chosen members of each team depending upon the needs of each patient and the unit overall.

The “Unit Type” column below contains definitions the hospitals have provided for their floors.

Unit Name Unit Type
2nd Floor Adult Medical - Cardiac
4th Floor Adult Medical / Surgical Combined - Oncology
5th Floor Adult Medical / Surgical Combined - Cardiac
CVU Adult Step-Down - Cardiac
ICU / CCU Adult Critical Care - Medical / Surgical Combined
Pediatrics Pediatrics - Medical / Surgical Combined
SCN Neonate Level II Intermediate Care
ED Emergency Department

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A note on Acronyms: Hospitals name their units in various ways. Some carry the names of the generous benefactors who helped fund them – “Smith 5” or “Adams 2” – while others carry an acronym – ICU (Intensive Care Unit) – explaining the type of care provided in the unit. Others merely contain a location in the hospitals, such as 5 West, or M7. 
Click here for an explanation of these many acronyms.