Tag: Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center

“I can’t imagine doing anything else!” For 20 years, Alisha Steele has provided exceptional care to Regional One Health’s tiniest patients

Alisha Steele has spent 20 years as a NICU nurse at Regional One Health, touching the lives of countless Mid-South babies and families. Alisha can't imagine working anywhere else, and said she loves caring for her tiny patients. She encourages the community to support the NICU, noting families experience hardships when they have a baby [...]

2022-11-28T10:52:01-06:00November 28th, 2022|

“How could I not help?” For Randa Rosenblum, supporting Regional One Health is a way to help improve the lives of all Memphians

Randa Rosenblum is involved with the Regional One Health Foundation as a donor, ONE Club member, and NICU volunteer. She says her service at the hospital, especially supporting NICU babies and nurses, is one of the most meaningful aspects of her life. Randa encourages others to get involved at Regional One Health, noting it is [...]

2022-11-28T09:43:29-06:00November 28th, 2022|

“They have a lot of love to give:” As a NICU baby and mom, Aniesha Boatwright knows the difference Regional One Health makes for Mid-South families

When Aniesha Boatwright needed an emergency C-section at just 25 weeks pregnant, she knew Regional One Health was the right place to be for both her and her baby. Aniesha herself was a Regional One Health NICU baby, and she was confident her little girl would receive the best care possible from the caring [...]

2022-11-22T09:15:36-06:00November 28th, 2022|

Once fragile babies born far too soon, the Glozier triplets are now thriving young adults thanks to the Regional One Health NICU

Every day is a chance to get better. This phrase sits on 18-year-old Abbie Glozier’s Facebook timeline, but it has much deeper meaning to her and her family than a simple social media post. Nearly two decades ago, Regional One Health’s NICU team welcomed first-born Abbie into the world. She weighed just a [...]

2019-03-06T10:45:14-06:00February 13th, 2019|

Newborn Center collaborates on best practices as part of network

The aim of the collaborative focus between Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center and Vermont Oxford Network is to improve outcomes in very low birth-rate babies by establishing a small baby unit by the end of 2019. Since opening in 1968, Regional One Health’s Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center successfully has treated more [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:52-06:00March 16th, 2018|

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|

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|

Home Sweet Home

Philanthropic Dollars Help Ease the Transition Home “WE ARE USING THIS ROOM FOR MOMS WHO MIGHT NEED A LITTLE EXTRA TEACHING TIME OR TO PREPARE FOR BABIES GOING HOME ON A HOME APNEA MONITOR,” SAID KELLEY SMITH, NICU NURSE MANAGER. “OR SOMETIMES WE USE THE ROOM FOR A BABY WHO HAS BEEN IN THE [...]

2019-01-04T16:28:50-06:00October 2nd, 2015|
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