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About Neonatology

Neonatal care. When everything matters, you seek world class.

Through treatment and prevention, we’re reaching out to thousands. Each year, more than 2,100 babies receive the highest level of care in Newborn Intensive and Special Care Units at Nationwide Children's Hospital. In 2009, we had the 2nd highest number of NICU beds of all pediatric hospitals, according to NACHRI. As one of the largest neonatal centers in the nation, we dedicate ourselves not only to treating, but ultimately preventing all complications of prematurity, including Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) and neurodevelopmental abnormalities. This extraordinary number of patients allows us to provide the highest level of experience and translate that expertise into programs that address fetal diagnosis and therapies, across the spectrum of newborn conditions, to essential long-term follow-up care.

Some of these programs include our newly developed Comprehensive Center for BPD, which provides inpatient, outpatient and telemedicine treatment for babies across the country, as well as our Neonatal and Infant Feeding Disorders Program, which works hand-in-hand with Children’s Center for Perinatal Research.

It’s the combination of all of these things with the dedication and commitment of our teams and families, which allows us to provide babies with cutting-edge interventions, exceptional care and, in turn, remarkable outcomes.

Advanced facilities enable us to provide an advanced concept of care.

From the newly renovated NICU on our main campus to our multiple off-campus special care units, our patients and their families receive care in the most technologically advanced and family-centered environments available anywhere. Nationwide Children's Hospital offers one of the few private-room NICU spaces in the country, as well as a select number of double and quad rooms to accommodate multiple births; all designed to care for the needs of babies and their families.

The Section of Neonatal Medicine – Fast Facts
July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012

Main Campus:
Total Discharges: 875
Inpatient Discharges: 870
Observation and Outpatient-in-a-Bed Discharges: 5
Total Patient Days*: 32,296
Average Length of Stay*: 37.1
Average Daily Census*: 88.5
Total Neonatology Clinic Visits: 4,697
BPD-Pulmonary Clinic Visits: 85
Dublin BPD Clinic Visits: 230
Fetal Medicine Collaborative Clinic Visits: 46
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Clinic Visits: 586
Neonatology Clinic Visits: 2,624
Neonatology BPD Clinic Visits: 919
Neonatology Mobile Unit Clinic Visits: 2
Neuro-Neo Clinic Clinic Visits: 205

*Excludes Observation and Outpatient-in-a-Bed Cases

   

Nationwide Children’s Hospital SNC at Riverside Methodist Hospital:

Total Discharges: 530
Inpatient Discharges: 528
Observation and Outpatient-in-a-Bed Discharges: 2
Total Patient Days*: 10,002
Average Length of Stay*: 18.9
Average Daily Census*: 27.4
*Excludes Observation and Outpatient in a Bed Cases

Nationwide Children’s Hospital SNC at Grant Medical Center

Total Discharges: 292
Inpatient Discharges: 292
Observation and Outpatient-in-a-Bed Discharges: 0
Total Patient Days*: 4,880
Average Length of Stay*: 16.7
Average Daily Census*: 13.4
*Excludes Observation and Outpatient in a Bed Cases

   

Nationwide Children’s Hospital SNC at Doctor’s Hospital West
Total Discharges: 142
Inpatient Discharges: 142
Observation and Outpatient-in-a-Bed Discharges: 0
Total Patient Days*: 1,682
Average Length of Stay*: 11.8
Average Daily Census*: 4.6
*Excludes Observation and Outpatient in a Bed Cases

Nationwide Children’s Hospital SNC at Dublin Methodist Hospital

Total Discharges: 119
Inpatient Discharges: 119
Observation and Outpatient-in-a-Bed Discharges: 0
Total Patient Days*: 1,113
Average Length of Stay*: 9.4
Average Daily Census*: 3.0
*Excludes Observation and Outpatient in a Bed Cases

   

Nationwide Children’s Hospital SNC at St. Ann’s Hospital

Total Discharges: 331
Inpatient Discharges: 330
Observation and Outpatient-in-a-Bed Discharges: 1
Total Patient Days*: 5,524
Average Length of Stay*: 16.7
Average Daily Census*: 17.4
*Excludes Observation and Outpatient in a Bed Cases

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