Early infant deaths from critical congenital heart disease decreased 33.4% between 2011 and 2013 in states with mandatory screening for the condition, according to a study reported last month in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Early infant deaths from other or unspecified cardiac causes also declined by 21.4% in those states. Most states implemented policies requiring screening for critical congenital heart disease after the condition was added to the U.S. Recommended Uniform Screening Panel for newborns in September 2011.
AHA letter to Speaker Ryan and Minority Leader Pelosi expressing strong support for House passage of H.R.1318, the Preventing Maternal Deaths Act.
Parkview Hospital is one of the oldest – and only remaining – nonprofit hospitals in northeast Indiana. Parkview has a long history of community engagement…
The Welcome Baby Program is part of a community network of programs that work together to provide supportive services to families with newborns.
Overview About eight out of 1,000 babies born in Delaware die before their first birthday, compared with a national rate of about six out
Learn how a Patient Risk Assessment Profile allowed nurses to proactively assess patient risk to guide staffing decisions and nurse-patient assignment.…
Tuesday, August 6, 2019