February 11, 2020
Spring Hill, Florida – Oak Hill Hospital is particularly proud to invite the public to the grand opening of its 10-private suites Level II NICU and 60-private room expansion on Saturday, February 22, 2020, from 9 to 11 am at the North Tower of 11375 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, Florida 34613. The public is welcome to a tour of the new NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) and fourth floor North Tower. Light refreshments will be served.
In September 2019, Oak Hill Hospital announced that as part of its current $100 million construction expansion, it would open a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the spring. The Level II NICU provides care for premature babies or babies who need extra care. The NICU consists of 10 private rooms 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 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.
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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 our home page , or Like Us on Facebook.