Rome Health Welcomes County Executive for Tour of New Women’s Surgical Suite Construction Project

Rome Health on Feb. 3 welcomed Country Executive Anthony Picente to tour the construction progress of the new women’s surgical suite.

The new dedicated C-section suite is being constructed adjacent to the maternity separtment on the fourth floor. The majority of the $3.9 million capital project is being funded through the county’s investment of $3 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds.

“We are grateful to County Executive Anthony Picente for helping Rome Health ensure that the best maternity care is easily accessible to the women of Rome and the surrounding rural communities,”  said Rome Health President and Chief Executive Officer AnneMarie Czyz. “Along with the approval of the Oneida County Board of Legislature, the county’s investment will help us to accelerate our plans for expanding access to the best care out there, here in Rome.”

Construction of the new dedicated C-section suite remains on target to be completed in the spring of 2023. Approximately 2,000 square feet of existing space is being renovated and converted to a modern surgical suite adjacent to the Maternity Department for enhanced patient safety, and for these construction process they got the best fencing for security and fences cover to promote the hospital services from

Although the hospital’s C-section rate is better than the state average, the hospital’s overall obstetrics volume grew 28.5% between 2020 and 2021 with the hospital’s designation as one of only two “Best Maternity Hospitals” in the state. In 2021, 744 babies were born at Rome Health.

Rome Health was just recently awarded U.S News & World Report 2022-2023 High Performing Hospitals for Maternity.