When it Comes to Babies, Huron Hospital Now Delivers

Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Huron Hospital

    EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a growing
 need from the Greater Cleveland community, Huron Hospital has opened a new
 $3.5 million Level II Nursery and Obstetrical Unit.  The formal ribbon cutting
 ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 19th from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs-Jones will give special remarks at the 3:30 p.m.
 program. The unit will officially open for patients on April 25, 2001.
     The Level II Nursery and OB Unit, which will be housed on the fifth floor
 of the main hospital building, will include:  6 birthing rooms, 1 operating
 room, a dedicated recovery area, 12 private postpartum rooms, 10-bed newborn
 nursery and a 4-bed Level II nursery for infants requiring special care.  In
 addition to the new OB unit, Huron Hospital has significantly expanded its
 pediatric outpatient services including the addition of a dedicated pediatric
 waiting area in the Community Health Center.
     The new Level II Nursery and OB Unit operates under the medical direction
 of John Erkins, M.D., Medical Director for Huron Hospital's Women and
 Children's Services and Billy Brown, M.D., Chief of Staff.
     Huron Hospital, member of the Cleveland Clinic Health System, is a
 not-for-profit community hospital serving the residents of the Greater
 Cleveland community for over 125 years.  A 211-bed facility, Huron Hospital
 offers services in emergency care, including a Level II trauma center,
 cardiac, cancer, mental health, critical care, diabetes, geriatric medicine
 and services for women and children.  A teaching hospital, Huron offers
 residency programs in medicine and surgery and a school of nursing.
     The new OB unit and expanded pediatric services continues Huron Hospital's
 tradition of meeting the needs of the communities it serves by providing them
 with expert medical care in a modern, state-of-the-art facility close to home.
 For more information about the ribbon cutting ceremonies scheduled for April
 19 or the anticipated April 25 or 26 first baby to be born at Huron Hospital
 in 30 years, call Joyce Persaud at (216) 761-2955.
 
 

SOURCE Huron Hospital
    EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to a growing
 need from the Greater Cleveland community, Huron Hospital has opened a new
 $3.5 million Level II Nursery and Obstetrical Unit.  The formal ribbon cutting
 ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 19th from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
 Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs-Jones will give special remarks at the 3:30 p.m.
 program. The unit will officially open for patients on April 25, 2001.
     The Level II Nursery and OB Unit, which will be housed on the fifth floor
 of the main hospital building, will include:  6 birthing rooms, 1 operating
 room, a dedicated recovery area, 12 private postpartum rooms, 10-bed newborn
 nursery and a 4-bed Level II nursery for infants requiring special care.  In
 addition to the new OB unit, Huron Hospital has significantly expanded its
 pediatric outpatient services including the addition of a dedicated pediatric
 waiting area in the Community Health Center.
     The new Level II Nursery and OB Unit operates under the medical direction
 of John Erkins, M.D., Medical Director for Huron Hospital's Women and
 Children's Services and Billy Brown, M.D., Chief of Staff.
     Huron Hospital, member of the Cleveland Clinic Health System, is a
 not-for-profit community hospital serving the residents of the Greater
 Cleveland community for over 125 years.  A 211-bed facility, Huron Hospital
 offers services in emergency care, including a Level II trauma center,
 cardiac, cancer, mental health, critical care, diabetes, geriatric medicine
 and services for women and children.  A teaching hospital, Huron offers
 residency programs in medicine and surgery and a school of nursing.
     The new OB unit and expanded pediatric services continues Huron Hospital's
 tradition of meeting the needs of the communities it serves by providing them
 with expert medical care in a modern, state-of-the-art facility close to home.
 For more information about the ribbon cutting ceremonies scheduled for April
 19 or the anticipated April 25 or 26 first baby to be born at Huron Hospital
 in 30 years, call Joyce Persaud at (216) 761-2955.
 
 SOURCE  Huron Hospital