Coastal Virginia Magazine’s Complete Guide To The Region’s Medical Centers
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Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters
601 Children’s Lane, Norfolk, 757-668-7000
Overview: Virginia’s only freestanding, full-service pediatric hospital, regional pediatric referral center for Coastal Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. Neonatal intensive care unit for most critically ill newborns, pediatric intensive care unit, region’s only pediatric surgery program.
Special programs: Transport team of nurses, respiratory therapists and paramedics experienced in care and movement of critically ill newborns and other children. More than 20 pediatric subspecialty programs including cancer, diabetes, heart defects and developmental challenges. Center for Chest Wall Repair treats a wide variety of pediatric chest wall anomalies and pioneered the Nuss procedure to correct sunken chest. Programs focusing on child abuse, sports medicine and cancer.
What’s new: This year CHKD will launch the state’s only donor milk bank designed to help the hospital’s tiniest babies.
Electronic medical records: Cerner Millenium system nearly complete; medical professionals at other area hospitals can view patient records.
Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health
860 Kempsville Rd., Norfolk, 757-461-4565
Overview: Psychiatric inpatient hospitalization and residential care to children and adolescents exhibiting behavioral or mental health concerns as well as significant needs in social, interpersonal, educational or vocational functioning that require special care.
Lake Taylor Transitional Care Hospital
1209 Kempsville Rd., Norfolk, 757-461-5001
Overview: Comprehensive long-term acute and skilled nursing care following acute illness or surgery. Transitions patients through rehabilitative and restorative care to eventual return home.
Special programs: Ventilation liberation unit, pediatric ventilator services, cardiac rehabilitation, post-surgical rehabilitation as well as physical, speech and occupational therapies.
Riverside Behavioral Health Center
2244 Executive Dr,, Hampton, 757-826-1001
Overview: Provides 24/7 free confidential comprehensive assessments and referral assistance for psychiatric and chemical dependency problems.
Special programs: Inpatient adult, child and adolescent services. Outpatient services including Transcanial Magnetic Stimulation.
Awards and accreditations: Top performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.
What’s new: Participating in a statewide, web-based psychiatric bed registry to more quickly identify open beds and smoothly transfer patients to those beds.
Electronic medical records: myHealth eLink
Riverside Doctors’ Hospital
1500 Commonwealth Ave., Williamsburg, 757-585-2200
Overview: Emergency department, inpatient and outpatient surgery, radiology, cardiology/pulmonary services, outpatient diagnostic services, intensive care unit, pharmacy, and Lifelong Health Center to aid in patient transition to other settings outside the hospital.
Special programs: arthritis and rheumatology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, plastic surgery, urology, vascular.
Electronic medical records: myHealth eLink and mySmartPlan