MEDIA CENTER & UPDATES

Life after NICU
Published on 28 June 2017
Author Dr. Yashika Sharma, Dr. Suneyna Bansal, Ms. Ravneet Kaur and Mr. Harpreet Singh
Becoming a parent brings excitement and joy; however, having a premature baby brings feelings of uncertainty and anxiety to the family. During this time of hospitalization, parents experience high levels of stress and are often overwhelmed by their emotions.
Demystifying MIMIC3 Dataset of Neonatal Patients
Published on 22 May 2017
Author Dr. Yashika, Dr. Suneyna, Ms. Ravneet Kaur, Ms. Ruchi and Mr. Harpreet Singh
MIMIC3 is a publicly available database solution comprising de-identified health related data. It provides data of 46,520 patients who stayed in ICU of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre from 2001-2012.
Digital Prescription: A steps towards reducing medication error
Published on 06 Apr 2017
Author Dr. Yashika Sharma, Dr. Suneyna Bansal, Ms.Ravneet Kaur and Mr. Harpreet Singh
National Medication council defines medication errors as any preventable event, that may cause or lead to inappropriate medication use or patient harm while the medication is in control of the health care professional, patient, or consumer.
Decision making in NICU- Role of neonatal scores in predicting/maintaining neonate’s health
Published on 24 Mar 2017
Author Dr. Yashika Sharma, Dr. Suneyna Bansal, Ms. Ravneet Kaur and Mr. Harpreet Singh
In our last blog on Respiratory diseases in neonates and Role of Clinical Rules in iNICU, we mentioned about various neonatal diseases of NICU, which leads to high infant mortality rate in India.
Respiratory diseases in neonates and Role of Clinical Rules in iNICU
Published on 07 Mar 2017
Author Dr. Yashika Sharma, Dr. Suneyna Bansal, Ms. Ravneet Kaur and Mr. Harpreet Singh
Our last blog on “Major diseases leading to increased death burden in NICU”, concluded that prematurity contributes to the 35% of the total death rate. By WHO 2015 report, 35708 deaths (figure below) are because of the complications associated with the respiratory system.
Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) for pre- term babies
Published on 21 Feb 2017
Author Dr. Yashika Sharma, Dr. Suneyna Bansal Ms. Ravneet Kaur and Mr. Harpreet Singh
Nutrition plays important role in intrauterine environment; it alters the expression of the fetal genome and may have lifelong consequences. A recent phenomenon, “fetal programming” has led to the theory of “fetal origins of adult diseases”.
Major diseases leading to increased death burden in NICU
Published on 07 Feb 2017
Author Mr. Harpreet Singh
Neonatal deaths have been an area of concern all around the world. Intrauterine environment plays important role in development of fetal physiological systems. Suboptimal maternal conditions can result in normal development of fetus in utero, but in post natal life they may render susceptible adult life diseases for the baby.
Comparative landscape reveals iNICU is the most comprehensive solution for NICU care
Published on 27 Jan 2017
Author Mr. Harpreet Singh
Neonatal intensive care units (NICU) are specialized care centers that provide continuous care to the ill and premature neonates. Neonatologists and nurses are advanced practice workforce that cares for these tiny patients. A complete cycle of a neonate care in a NICU involves not only careful care by the trained staff but also the integration of advanced life supporting equipment.
iNICU: integrated neonatal intensive care unit
Published on 12 Jan 2017
Author Mr. Harpreet Singh
The world has made enormous progress in improving child survival since 1990, reducing the under-five mortality rate by nearly half from 90 to 46 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2013, a report by UNICEF. Currently, the global under-five mortality rate is falling faster than at any other time over the past two decades.
Success Story of iCHR – Integrated Child Health Record: Empowering Digitalization in Child’s Healthcare
Published on 12 Dec 2016
Author Mr Harpreet Singh
Global Health Observatory data1 (WHO) reports 5.9 million children under age five died in 2015 or 16,000 every day, due to major listed causes in figure2. In 2015, the under-five mortality rate in low-income countries was 76 deaths per 1000 live births (In India, it was 48 per 1000 lives as per World Bank Report3) – about 11 times the average rate in high-income countries (7 deaths per 1000 live births).