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Nurses strike threat means babies move; University of Chicago Medical also transferring 10 high-risk pregnant women to other facilities

Nov 19, 2019 - Chicago Tribune

The University of Chicago Medical Center has started transferring some of its sickest babies and children to other hospitals in anticipation of a second strike by nurses next week, hospital leaders said Monday.

The hospital plans to transfer about 50 babies and 20 children in its neonatal and pediatric intensive care units to other hospitals, said Emily Chase, vice president of the system's Comer Children's Hospital, during a meeting with the Tribune's editorial board Monday. Ten high-risk...