Less timein the hospital
Length of stay for infants requiring medication treatment was decreased from 45 to 12 days due to a significant reduction in the length of treatment from 39 to 7 days.
Better assessments and focusing on comfort first led to a reduction in the number of infants requiring opiate medication.
NASCEND’s Continuum of Care significantly reduces the cost of care for substance exposed infants. Decreasing the number of infants admitted to the NICU and the length of hospital stay for those treated resulted in a per patient savings of nearly $40,000.
making a differenceone family at a time
- Better family engagement
- Improved maternal education & transparency
- Increased prenatal care by 2nd trimester
- Optimized infant nutrition & growth
- Decreased child protective services (CPS) involvement
- Increased reliability in infant assessment
- Improved nursing satisfaction, education & resources
Training health providers
NASCEND has presented a new paradigm of care for NAS to thousands of healthcare providers in more than 30 states. This nationwide training has impacted the lives of more than 1.4 million infants and their families.