Early care aim: Reduce number of tiny patients and size of bills

Russell, Judi
June 1996
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);6/03/96, Vol. 16 Issue 48, p13
Discusses how successful prenatal and neonatal care can reduce the number of premature and low birth-weight babies, lessen long hospital stays in neonatal intensive care units and lower hospital bills. Ochsner Clinic's five-year project to identify and treat mothers of at-risk babies; Elimination of pre-term deliveries; Monitoring and frequent office visits.


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