HCA Midwest Health
November 11, 2015

HCA Midwest Health will present the Fifth Annual Neonatal Education Symposium for physicians, nurses and allied health professionals, including neonatologists, neonatal nurse practitioners, neonatal nurses, respiratory therapists, lactation consultants, dieticians, developmental care specialists and social workers on Nov. 13, 2015 at the Overland Park Convention Center. The regional conference offers continuing education and a focus on Neonatal Standards of Care, in addition to the most current clinically relevant concepts for the management of neonatal patients

HCA Midwest Health expects to draw healthcare professionals from five states; five nationally known speakers will address the gathering on topics and public policy issues impacting the neonatal population.

“HCA Midwest Health sets the standard for quality medical care for including pregnancy-related specialties and neonatology,” says Kevin J. Hicks, president and chief executive officer of Overland Park Regional Medical Center. “As the largest provider of neonatology in the region, we are proud that HCA Midwest Health continues this important partnership and investment in the community to annually present best practices on neonatology for healthcare professionals from across the Midwest from some of the best thought leaders from across the nation.”

WHO: Joanna F. Celenza, MA, MBA, Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth; Mark Del Monte, JD, Director, Department of Federal Affairs, American Academy of Pediatrics; Dr. Terri M. Martin, PhD, NNP-BC, Emory University; Christina J. Valentine, MD, MS, RD, Mead Johnson Nutrition, University of Cincinnati; Bradley A. Yoder, MD, University of Utah.


WHEN: Interviews 7:00 a.m. – Noon and B-roll opportunities

WHERE: Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Blvd, Overland Park, Kan. 66221

WHY: HCA Midwest Health provides care for more women and babies than any other healthcare provider in the region, with four Neonatal Intensive Care Units and sets the standard for best practices.