The inpatient service is housed in one of Nationwide Children’s newest NICUs offering 28 infant spaces. Leading the country in design and development, the center offers:
The outpatient service provides an interdisciplinary medical home designed to improve pulmonary and neurodevelopmental outcomes, while substantially decreasing readmission rates for these high-risk infants.
To improve long-term pulmonary and developmental outcomes, patients are cared for beyond the usual neonatal period, using the principles of chronic care. Information gathered in the course of this care is used to guide future therapies and the direction of the overall program for prevention, treatment and follow-up care for BPD.