Children's National Medical Center, Washington, D.C., has signed a three-year agreement to manage the neonatal intensive-care unit at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, according to a news release.
The agreement will be affective Aug. 15. Staff from 283-bed Children's National will manage direct patient care and medical records, among other tasks, at Virginia Hospital's NICU. Financial terms were not disclosed. Dr. Billie Lou Short has been named medical director of Virginia Hospital's NICU. She is the division chief of neonatology at Children's National.