The OR suites are necessary to the hospital’s Level 1 trauma accreditation and Harris Health System’s commitment to provide exceptional trauma and emergency care to the residents of Harris County.

The complex project has four major phases:

Phase 1: Blood bank and call rooms
Phase 2: Central sterile processing
Phase 3: Oral surgery
Phase 4: Pre-op/PACU/ORs

Participating in the demo of a wall were Dr. Ericka Brown, COO, Harris Health; Dr. Nathan Deal, administrator, Ben Taub Hospital; Dr. Ken Mattox, chief of staff, Ben Taub Hospital; Dr. Rob Todd, chief, General Surgery and Trauma, Ben Taub Hospital; Dr. Matt Wall, Surgery-Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Ben Taub Hospital; and Sharon Land, administrative director, Nursing, Ben Taub Hospital.