Tag: NICU

NICU Moments: Nurse in 50th Year of Patient Care

Ms. Jean Brooks began her nursing career at Regional One Health in July 1968, where she continues to work 50 years later. Taking care of more than 1,300 premature or critically ill newborns each year takes a lot of passion from a NICU team of nurses, physicians and other health care providers. [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:53-06:00February 22nd, 2018|

Newborn Center celebrates 50 years of care with NICU Moments

We celebrate every baby’s life saved, and over the past 50 years there has been much celebration at the Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center. Since its founding in 1968, the Newborn Center has treated more than 45,000 premature babies. The dedicated nurses, physicians and other health care providers who have staffed the Newborn Center [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:56-06:00February 5th, 2018|

Korones NICU team takes best practices to India

Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center Medical Director Dr. Ramasubbareddy Dhanireddy, MD, (right) and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse Manager Kelley Smith shared knowledge with a new hospital in India. Regional One Health has one of the oldest and largest neonatal intensive care units in the United States. The Sheldon B. Korones Newborn [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:00-06:00November 17th, 2017|

A Story of Survival

Kelly, Louis and Gary Parrish He wasn’t supposed to survive. Nearly as soon as Kelly Parrish discovered she was pregnant she faced the near certainty she wouldn’t bring her baby home. The pregnancy was a shock. Kelly – the mother of two boys – recently delivered a stillborn son, Elliott Theodore, at [...]

2021-12-28T11:28:51-06:00November 11th, 2017|

Regional One Health NICU: Home of Superheroes

Halloween is a fun time for children to dress as their favorite characters and trick-or-treat for yummy goodies. The babies at the Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center are having their own Halloween celebration, although they don’t need capes to prove their superhero powers. These babies have all the powers already. But the Neonatal Intensive [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:01-06:00October 31st, 2017|

Your Donations at Work: NICU

The Babies Thank You! When you give to Regional One Health Foundation, you help our Centers of Excellence remain on the cutting edge of medical care. For example, in our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), the following innovations and conveniences would not be possible without your financial support. Giraffe Beds Two Giraffe beds were [...]

2020-06-24T19:17:54-06:00June 26th, 2017|

Dallas miracle arrives at Regional One Health

Memphis was a pit stop, an opportunity to enjoy lunch in the park before continuing their drive to Cincinnati from Dallas. Angela and Joseph Keys were driving through Memphis for a long weekend to visit his parents in Cincinnati. Roughly the halfway point between Dallas and Cincinnati, Memphis was a logical lunch stop. Plus, [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:11-06:00June 13th, 2017|

NICU nurse educator back where life began

At Regional One Health, caring for your health is our passion. For Rachel George, in some ways it’s also passing on the care she received more than 40 years ago. George has worked in Regional One Health’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) since September 6, 2005. Her Regional One Health story reaches further back, [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:13-06:00May 30th, 2017|

March of Dimes honors NICU nurse

Jehan Ellis, MSN, NICU nurse discharge coordinator at Regional One Health, was one of six individuals from across the country recently honored by the March of Dimes for being a champion for family-centered care. Jehan is committed to empowering parents through education. She has raised the level of discharge education in the NICU. Jehan [...]

2018-10-10T08:21:35-06:00November 9th, 2015|
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