Brave Beginnings is a program of the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation working to ensure ventilators and neonatal equipment are always available to newborns in critical need. Each week we share individual’s stories from the NICU that inspire and inform. To follow along, visit our Facebook and keep an eye out for our weekly … Continued

Saint John Hospital and Medical Center

2014 Neonatal Equipment Grant Recipient: Saint John Hospital and Medical Center

The $50,000 grant supported the purchase of two high frequency oscillatory ventilators to help treat approximately 450 infants hospitalized in the NICU each year. This critical component to the NICU can reduce ventilator-associated lung injury by providing a constant distending pressure and normalizing the end expiratory lung volumes.  This grant has increased significance for WRI … Continued