American Academy of Pediatrics Develop National Standards for Neonatal Care

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Dr Eric Eichenwald Dr. Eric Eichenwald, CHOP’s Division Chief of Neonatology, co-authored the first national standards for neonatal care published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). These standards recognize the importance of consistently offering risk-appropriate care of newborns in medical facilities.

The AAP policy statement, “Standards for Levels of Neonatal Care: II, III, & IV,” observes that while states regulate health care facilities, levels of neonatal care and adherence to requirements vary widely.

Learn more about the AAP’s guidelines here.

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