Journal Article

Assuring safe patient care in a level III NICU in anticipation of hospital closure.

Fleishman R, Anday E, Bhandari V. J Perinatol. 2020.

This article describes the steps one hospital took to prevent mortality and hospital-based complications during the months prior to the closure of their neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Actions included expanded the use of TeamSTEPPS huddles and Leadership WalkRounds. No worsening of neonatal mortality or health outcomes were identified and the NICU staff reported significantly improved teamwork climate.