Christus Health sends NICU transport crew to SE Texas, returns with 4 infants

Christus Health sends NICU transport crew to SE Texas, returns with 4 infants
CHRISTUS NICU Transport team (respiratory therapist and NICU nurse) as well as the Nurse Practitioner and Dr. Surinder Tank, neonatologist, before they head to CHRISTUS St. Elizabeth in Beaumont (Source: Christus Health Shreveport-Bossier)
CHRISTUS NICU Transport team (respiratory therapist and NICU nurse) as well as the Nurse Practitioner and Dr. Surinder Tank, neonatologist, before they head to CHRISTUS St. Elizabeth in Beaumont (Source: Christus Health Shreveport-Bossier)
CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier Health System team of 8 nurses who traveled to San Antonio (CHRISTUS Santa Rosa) as well as our senior leaders sending them off in prayer. (Source: Christus Health Shreveport-Bossier)
CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier Health System team of 8 nurses who traveled to San Antonio (CHRISTUS Santa Rosa) as well as our senior leaders sending them off in prayer. (Source: Christus Health Shreveport-Bossier)

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Four infants from a Southeast Texas hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit were sent to a Christus Shreveport-Bossier on Thursday night.

Staff from Christus Health Shreveport-Bossier sent their Neonatal Intensive Care Unit transport team to their sister hospital in Beaumont, TX.

The crew assessed the needs of the NICU patients at Christus Southeast Texas-St. Elizabeth and helped bring back babies needing critical care.

The transport team consists of a respiratory therapist and NICU nurse. The hospital also sent a team of 8 to Christus Santa Rosa in San Antonio to help with Harvey relief efforts.

The team from Christus Health in Shreveport went down to southeast Texas in a helicopter.

The NICU and Transport Teams are part of the Children's Miracle Network Hospital program.

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