I asked the questions the parent of any eight-day-old who died in the NICU would have asked. If the hospital and its leaders are offended by that, they should take a hard look at themselves in the mirror and assess whether their chosen profession is the right one for them.
Officials at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital are investigating whether a possible outbreak of Serratia resulted in the death of one infant in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and whether more could be affected.
By all accounts, Buckhead was a fairly sleepy community in the years after World War II. Perched just north of the city of Atlanta, the Buckhead community had about 50,000 residents by the latter half of the 1940s.