PAM Specialty Hospital of New Braunfels is a Joint Commission Accredited, 40 bed, Long-Term Acute Care hospital.
We offer personalized clinical and medical services to those patients who require extended observation and monitoring for complex medical issues. PAM Specialty Hospital of New Braunfels is driven to obtain the best possible outcome for our patients. We use an individual care planning process with specific goals to meet the needs of our various patients.
Long-term acute care hospital (LTACH)
A long-term acute care hospital (LTACH) is recommended for those who require complex medical management, therapeutic care and rehabilitation services -- 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with daily assessment of the patient by a physician.
PAM Specialty Hospital has received the Gold Seal of Approval by the Joint Commission for Respiratory Failure. We are the first in the state of Texas and only the 3rd in the Nation.
Persons requiring long-term acute care are generally:
Admitted directly from the ICU
Medically and physically compromised with multi-system complications and/or failures that require hospitalization.
In need of extended acute care, but have the potential for recovery and may then transition home or to the next level of care.
Core Specialty Programs
Pulmonary - Ventilator Weaning/Trach Care
Advanced Wound Care Program
Advanced Respiratory Therapy Modalities
Early Mobility Program
Specialty Services and Treatment
Multiple Intravenous Therapies
TPN and other Nutritional Interventions
Joint Commission Certified in Respiratory Failure/A Ventilator Weaning and Pulmonary Management Program
Advanced Respiratory Therapy
Modalities Early Mobility Program
Complex Wound Care with Advanced Wound Care Modalities
High Observation Unit/2:1 Patient to Nurse Ratio
RN's and RT's Certified in ACLS (advanced cardiac life support) and BLS (basic life support)
IV Therapy including Vasoactive Drugs, Antiarrhythmic Drugs, Antibiotics, Heparin Drips, Insulin Drips, Blood Transfusions and blood products
Special Procedures (bronchoscopy, thoracentesis)
Central Line and PICC Line
Advanced Practice Nurse dedicated to wound care
Advanced Practice Nurse to lead facility based "Healing Team"