Hannibal Regional Hospital Announces Expansion of Services with New Pediatric Care Unit


Hannibal Regional Hospital is excited to announce a significant expansion of its healthcare services with the introduction of a Pediatric Care Unit. Designed to provide exceptional care in a comforting environment for its young patients and their families. The Pediatric Care Unit showcases a thoughtful blend of child-friendly elements and cutting-edge medical technology.

The new Pediatric Care Unit has been carefully designed with several key features including an enhanced pediatric nurse desk that offers improved visibility and accessibility, ensuring swift responses to the needs of young patients, and a centralized pediatric monitoring system that ensures continuous oversight of vital signs and patient status, allowing medical staff to promptly intervene when necessary. These advanced features provide an extra layer of safety and reassurance for both patients and their families.

The unit is adorned with vibrant and engaging artwork specifically curated to create a welcoming and calming atmosphere for pediatric patients. Each room has been meticulously updated with fresh paint, new flooring, and modern countertops and sinks. The unit features new, advanced beds designed to meet the specific needs of pediatric patients. These beds are equipped with the latest technology to ensure safety, comfort, and effective care.

"With the opening of our Pediatric Care Unit, Hannibal Regional Hospital is proud to extend its comprehensive range of services to include specialized care for children," says Dr. Elliot Strube, Pediatrician at Hannibal Regional Medical Group and Medical Director of the Pediatric Care Unit. "This expansion is a testament to our commitment to the health and well-being of every member of our community. We have meticulously designed this unit to ensure that our youngest patients receive the best possible care in a supportive and nurturing environment."

The addition of pediatric services at Hannibal Regional Hospital sets a new standard for pediatric care, blending compassion with innovation to ensure the best possible outcomes for every child. For more information about Hannibal Regional Hospital and its services, visit hannibalregional.org.

Want to learn more about what Hannibal Regional offers?  Join us on April 11, 2024 from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm for a Healthcare Showcase in the Hannibal Regional Conference Center.  During the Healthcare Showcase you will be able to experience the excitement of operating the da Vinci surgical system firsthand, take a virtual tour of our new Pediatric Care Unit, connect with our physicians and providers who care for our community, and much more.  We hope to see you there!