Neonatal data tech and video streaming help clinicians enhance care

Healthcare IT News: A neonate undergoes a tremendous number of manipulations, or touch-points, in a neonatal intensive care unit. These manipulations can be invasive (such as central line) or non-invasive (such as a diaper change).

“On average, a neonate undergoes 768 manipulations and 1,341 procedures during their hospital stay,” said Dr. Gautam Yadav, a pediatric physician at Kalawati Hospital in Rewari, in the Indian state of Haryana. “It is important to study the effect of these manipulations on the clinical outcome. We needed access to technology to noninvasively monitor critical patients in the NICU to ensure any early insights into patient condition.”

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