The Children’s Medical Center of Dayton and Miami Valley Hospital have formed a joint venture to better coordinate neonatal care for the area’s sickest babies.
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New Southwest Ohio Neonatal Collaborative
Dayton Children’s and Miami Valley Hospital new partnership begins July 1. The two hospital care for more than 80 percent of critically-ill newborns in this region.
Dayton Children’s Regional Level IIIB NICU
- 41-bed unit
- 522 admissions in fiscal 2012
Miami Valley Hospital
- 60-bed unit
- 830 admissions in 2012
The new Southwest Ohio Neonatal Collaborative joint venture board includes:
From Dayton Children’s: Deborah Feldman, president and CEO; David Miller, vice president and chief financial officer; Dr. M. David Yohannan, medical director, neonatoology and newborn intensive care; and C. Renae Phillips, vice president for patient care services and chief nurse executive. From Premier Health Partners/Miami Valley Hospital: Mary Boosalis, Premier Health executive vice president and COO; Marc Belcastro, MVH medical director of neonatal intensive care; Bobbie Gerhart, MVH president and CEO; and Mark Shaw, Premier Health vice president of managed care and decision support.
You will only read about this new partnership in today’s Dayton Daily News. We will continue to cover the issue and its impact on parents with critically-ill newborns.