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Jarrett Millsaps, Jill Norton – Tennova & Erlanger NICO partnership; Jars of Love Fundraiser

We were joined in the studio by Jarrett Millsaps and Jill Norton with Tennova Healthcare of Cleveland to talk about their recent partnership with Er

We were joined in the studio by Jarrett Millsaps and Jill Norton with Tennova Healthcare of Cleveland to talk about their recent partnership with Erlanger to expand their NICU Capabilities in Cleveland. They also discussed the ongoing Peanut Butter Collection Drive with several organizations in the community.

Jars Of Love Peanut Butter Drive

Our second annual Jars of Love Peanut Butter Drive kicks off today. Please join us in helping fight hunger in our community by donating a jar (or 2!!) of peanut butter or other nut butters at the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce, Cleveland Family YMCA, Lee University’s School of Nursing, Mix 104 or Tennova – Cleveland. All donations will go directly to help our friends at The Caring Place. Please note: We cannot accept glass jars.


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Tennova Healthcare – Cleveland Announces New Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Partnership
Cleveland, TN (March 19, 2024) – Tennova Healthcare – Cleveland is proud to announce a partnership with Erlanger for the coverage of Tennova’s Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Under the terms of the partnership, Tennova Healthcare – Cleveland will maintain operations of the NICU while Erlanger will provide board-certified neonatologists and neonatal nurse practitioners.

“Tennova Healthcare – Cleveland has been a birthing destination of choice for families in the Ocoee Region and Tennessee Valley for 70 years,” said Jarrett Millsaps, FACHE, CEO of Tennova Healthcare – Cleveland. “Our Level II NICU has been serving some of our most vulnerable patients for more than ten years now, and this approach to combine our teams of dedicated nurses, neonatologists, and neonatal nurse practitioners reinforces our shared commitment to mothers and families who are looking for high quality birthing options close to home.”

“As the regional pediatric hospital, we have been partners in many ways with Tennova Healthcare – Cleveland for several years, and this new agreement expands our shared commitment to the health and wellness of mothers and babies,” said Charles Woods, M.D., CEO of Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. “Our collective goal is focused solely on advancing the care for all, including mothers who are looking for advanced neonatal capabilities closer to home.”

“As neonatologists, we look to partner with the community’s obstetricians in ways that allow for superior outcomes and experiences,” said Shannon Rigler, M.D., medical director of neonatology for Erlanger. “Our partnership with the hospital and the community physicians will serve to strengthen neonatal care in the region allowing us to keep more newborns closer to their families in Cleveland.”

“As a physician who has dedicated my career to the advancement of women’s health, we could not be more excited to partner with the neonatologists at Erlanger,” said Cynthia Harris, M.D., chief of obstetrics at Tennova Healthcare – Cleveland. “We have provided outstanding care to our community for years, and it’s a pleasure to have teammates join us who are as committed as we are.”