The quality of our babies’ care and their families’ NICU experiences are of utmost importance to the entire staff of Pediatric Newborn Medicine. Our quality improvement efforts are led by Dr. Nneka Nzegwu.
We evaluate our performance by measuring—over the long term—the following hospital metrics:
Hand hygiene performance
Central-line-associated bloodstream infections
Admission temperature for very low birthweight infants
Admission temperature for extremely low birthweight infants
In addition, we benchmark our performance as a member of the Vermont-Oxford Network.