JUST IN: St. Vincent Evansville Announces The Extension Of The Peyton Manning Children’s…

first_imgFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare Peyton Manning. Peyton, along with representatives from St. Vincent Evansville and Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital, today announced the extension of the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital brand in the Tri-State and the opening of the new Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital Emergency Room for Children.St. Vincent Evansville and Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at Ascension St. Vincent have collaborated for years to care for the Tri-State’s youth. Providers from both facilities have worked together closely to share best practices among care teams to ensure patients receive the best pediatric care across Indiana. Expanding the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital brand to Evansville will continue to showcase this relationship. “I am so proud of the care teams at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at Ascension St. Vincent for their ongoing dedication and for providing exceptional care for children throughout the state and beyond. Indiana has and always will have a special place in my heart, and I am excited about the extension of the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital brand, and pediatric services and offerings in Evansville,” said Peyton Manning, former NFL quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos and two-time Super Bowl champion. “The pediatricians and staff should be commended for their commitment to quality, innovation and successful outcomes in pediatric care.” Soon, the Evansville community will notice the outpatient and inpatient pediatric facilities and services in Evansville and the surrounding areas will bear the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital logo. St. Vincent Evansville and Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital will share processes, policies, and protocols to further enhance the quality of pediatric care across the state. St. Vincent Evansville will continue to provide patients in southwest Indiana with the very best pediatric care locally while enhancing ease of access to much needed pediatric specialty care. The statewide pediatric care teams have already been hard at work on this integration. Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital pediatricians specializing in endocrinology and orthopedics host regular clinics in Evansville. The St. Vincent Center for Children in Evansville is home to a full-time Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital pediatric gastroenterologist and a full-time pediatric neurologist as well as a world-renowned feeding program. In addition, the Center for Children is also recruiting for a second gastroenterologist and a pulmonologist, and the center is in the process of establishing a pediatric sleep medicine program. “When parents bring their kids to Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital, they are entrusting us with the care of their loved ones so they should expect the best of everything — the best doctors, the best nurses, the absolute best,” said Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital President Dr. Hossain M. Marandi. “We are privileged to serve as the pediatric choice for Evansville and are excited about further expanding our specialized services to the community so that children can have greater access to excellent care, closer to home.”Emergency Room for ChildrenAs part of this statewide collaboration, Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital will open its second emergency room on Aug. 15. The new emergency room for children is located on the campus of St. Vincent Evansville in a separate area, adjacent to the hospital’s existing emergency room. The new space will offer specialized pediatric emergency care closer to home for the residents of the Tri-State.“As the area’s only hospital verified as a Level II trauma center for both adult and pediatrics, St. Vincent Evansville has a long history of providing patients of all ages with the very best emergency care. With the opening of the new Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital Emergency Room, we are providing even more specialized services and space for our youngest patients,” said Dan Parod, President of the Southern Region for St. Vincent Evansville.The Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital Emergency Room for Children in Evansville is staffed by nurse practitioners specially-trained in pediatrics, along with board-certified emergency medicine physicians. The team is well prepared to care for children with acute, chronic and complex illnesses. Children treated in the new emergency room will have access to follow-up care by the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital network of board-certified pediatric subspecialists who can treat some of the more acute and complex conditions and pediatricians who provide primary care for routine health and wellness. The newly designed space includes seven private treatment rooms and specialized equipment for the fast delivery of comprehensive emergency care. To reduce anxiety and minimize wait times, X-rays and results from lab tests will be offered to parents inside the emergency room. About St. VincentIn Indiana, Ascension’s St. Vincent operates 24 hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices and clinics serving central and southern Indiana and employs more than 15,000 associates. Across the state, St. Vincent provided more than $323 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in the fiscal year 2018. Serving Indiana for 145 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S, Ascension operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.stvincent.org. About Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at Ascension St. VincentPeyton Manning Children’s Hospital (PMCH) is a full service, dedicated children’s medical center, providing the highest quality, family-centered care to children and adolescents in the state of Indiana and beyond. PMCH has more than 160 licensed beds, which include a 23-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 17-bed Pediatric Emergency Department and a 97-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) – the largest Level IV NICU in Indiana, providing the highest level of acute care, as established by the American Academy of Pediatrics. PMCH treats patients from all over the state, providing safe and streamlined critical care transport by ambulance and air. The hospital offers 24-hour on-site coverage by pediatric hospitalists, intensivists, neonatologists, and board-certified emergency physicians. PMCH is staffed by more than 100 experienced pediatric sub-specialists along with pediatric nurses, social workers, child life specialists, chaplains, and other health professionals with a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to family-focused care. PMCH is part of Ascension, one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the United States.  Key Facts About Unique Pediatric Service Offerings In Evansville:Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) – 31-bed capacityPerinatal Intensive Care Unit (PICU) – seven bedsPediatric inpatient room – 22-bed capacity Center for Children, which serves as a comprehensive outpatient care facility onsiteIntegrated psychology onsite at St. Vincent Evansville Center for ChildrenRegistered outpatient dietitian that integrates with pediatric specialists Pediatric neurologyPediatric orthopedicsResource Center that offers support groups, access to medical resources and to assist families with health care and other personal needsInternationally recognized and award-winning pediatric feeding programLevel II Certified Trauma CenterDouble board-certified pediatric neonatologists available 24/7 for children Emergency Room for Children Pediatric Diabetes Access Clinic Pediatric sensory playground for therapeutic servicelast_img read more