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Adventist Health Lodi Memorial receives licensing for Level II NICU

News, 2018

Dec. 27, 2018 – LODI – The neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Adventist Health Lodi Memorial received licensing by the California Department of Health this week as a Level II NICU, specializing in the care to premature and critically-ill newborns. The hospital finalized the designation following an in-depth site visit by CDPH on Wednesday.

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Adventist Health Lodi Memorial is a Level II NICU committed to providing the highest quality care for our premature and high-risk infants. The NICU is staffed by a team of specialists from UC Davis Health and Adventist Health Lodi Memorial. The special care nursery is equipped with the most current technology to best serve neonatal patients allowing the hospital to keep local families together and greatly reducing the need for infant transfers.

Adventist Health Lodi Memorial has partnered with UC Davis pediatric hospitalists to provide 24/7 care of some of our most vulnerable patients in the hospital. Adventist Health Lodi Memorial delivers care for pediatric patients in inpatient, emergency and ambulatory settings in addition to the neonate care provided in the Level II nursery and well-baby nursery.

At Adventist Health Lodi Memorial nearly 1,100 babies are delivered every year and more than 9,000 pediatric patients are cared for annually.

Adventist Health Lodi Memorial is part of Adventist Health, a faith-based, nonprofit integrated health system serving more than 75 communities on the West Coast and Hawaii. Our compassionate and talented team of 33,300 includes more than 24,600 employees; 5,000 medical staff physicians; and 3,700 volunteers working together in pursuit of one mission: living God's love by inspiring health, wholeness and hope. Founded on Seventh-day Adventist heritage and values, Adventist Health provides care in 19 hospitals, more than 280 clinics (hospital-based, rural health and physician clinics), 13 home care agencies, seven hospice agencies and four joint-venture retirement centers. Together, our team is inspired to transform the health experience of our communities, with our unique focus on physical, mental, spiritual and social healing.