NICU AND PRIVATE ROOMS TO OPEN SOONER THAN EXPECTED
Spring Hill, Florida (February 20, 2020) – Oak Hill Hospital has received its license for the 10 private suites Level II NICU and 24 private rooms expansion on the 4th Floor, North Tower. Oak Hill Hospital regrets that it must cancel its grand opening celebration and tours on February 29 as the NICU will be in operation.
The community can expect to see a live tour of the NICU and bed expansion featuring our neonatologists and the NICU staff via Facebook.com/OakHillHospital on February 24 at 10:30 am.
The NICU opening date and time will be announced. Upon opening, the Level II NICU will provide care for premature babies or babies who need extra care. The NICU consists of 10 private suites for baby and mom to room together (when mom is medically cleared and discharged). It is a secured unit with secured remote viewing access should parents or guardians need to leave the NICU.
The NICU is located on the fourth floor of the North Tower and is under the direction of Raquel Ferreira, MSN, RNC-NIC (Registered Nurse Certified-Neonatal Intensive Care), Director of Women’s Services.
For more information about the unit visit OakHillHospital.com/NICU or call 352-606-7300.
NOTE: For media tours prior to opening, please call marketing director Katie Stacy at 352-597-6317.
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About Oak Hill Hospital:
Oak Hill Hospital has been serving the Nature Coast since 1984, is the area’s largest private employer with 280 beds, and is the largest medical facility in Hernando and Citrus Counties. The hospital is currently undergoing a $38.5M expansion project which will add 70 private rooms to its North Tower by Spring 2020, bringing the total bed capacity to 350. The facility offers Hernando County’s only comprehensive cardiovascular program, including an arrhythmia center and open-heart surgery. Oak Hill Hospital’s healthcare delivery team is comprised of over 600 physicians, 1,500 associates, and over 265 volunteers.
Oak Hill Hospital is an accredited teaching hospital with approval to train 65 residents in the Internal Medicine residency program, 24 residents in the Family Medicine program, 18 residents in the General Surgery program integrated with Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, 18 residents in the Emergency Medicine program, 18 residents in the Anesthesiology program, 6 residents in the Podiatry program, 10 residents in the Transitional Year program, and two residents in the Geriatric Fellowship program.
The Maternity Suites at Oak Hill Hospital offers advanced labor and delivery capabilities in a comfortable and family centered setting and will offer Level II NICU services in spring 2020. In addition to the Graduate Medical Education Program, Oak Hill Hospital offers several unique programs in the area, including a 24/7 Critical Care Medicine Program staffed by Intensivists, a Pediatric ER, and a dedicated Pediatric Inpatient Unit. Please visit our website for a comprehensive listing of all Oak Hill Hospital accreditations, awards, and distinctions.
The hospital is located at 11375 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, FL; 1.9 miles east of US 19 on State Road 50. For more information about this release, please contact Katie Stacy, Director of Public Relations & Communications, at 352-597-6317. For more information about Oak Hill Hospital, visit OakHillHospital.com, or Like Us on Facebook.