Dartmouth Study Finds NICU Services Often Misused – Modern Healthcare

Read article - Quotes David Goodman, professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, pediatrics, and community and family medicine, in a feature story about a recent report he co-authored that found that hospitals have failed to increase neonatal intensive care services in areas that need it most. "The most common NICU patient in 2019 is a baby of normal birth weight," says Goodman. "At the same time, the location of NICU beds and neonatologists in no way is associated with perinatal risk."