UnityPoint Methodist Reduces Neonatal Transports by 46% Thanks to In-House Coverage Model
Methodist Hospital struggled for years with outgoing neonatal transports. Without the proper physician coverage, they were unable to keep many newborns at their hospital, forcing new parents to be separated from their children for potentially minor complications. These transports also affected the hospital’s bottom line as many patients were sent away for simple procedures. Methodist’s leadership made the decision to partner with Onsite Neonatal Partners launch their Level II Special Care Nursery, keep mothers united with their babies, and regain lost revenue in the process.
St. Luke's University Health Network NICU Wins Awards for Quality and Culture
St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) has always been recognized for the quality care they provide to patients across Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Consistent with their system-wide initiatives to improve community health, the Level III NICU team at St. Luke’s in Bethlehem, PA, identified opportunities to improve patient outcomes, drive team engagement, and strengthen overall staff culture.
Texas Hospital Longview Regional Medical Center Achieves Level III NICU Designation
In 2016, Texas legislators created a Perinatal Advisory Council which developed and recommended new criteria for designation of neonatal levels of care. Under the new law, any Texas hospital seeking to provide neonatal care for the community would be required to apply for, and pass, an extensive review based on the level of care they were seeking.
The Leapfrog Group: Transporting fragile infants puts their health at risk: even if "across the street"
For many women and families, childbirth marks one of life’s most important milestones. As a result, the quality of care mothers and babies receive in the hospital is critically important—especially when it comes to the most vulnerable newborns. When mothers are choosing a hospital for their birth experience, it is essential to provide an option with highly trained staff and specialized resources to ensure the best care—all day, every day.
Union Hospital Grows And Sustains NICU ADC Through Commitment To Quality And Leadership
Union Hospital in Terra Haute, IN is home to a 15- bed Level III NICU, making them one of the region’s premier facilities for neonatal care. However, they were searching for ways to grow their neonatal market share to utilize their bed space despite serving a region with no significant population increases.
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