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Overview

Jackson Health System is home to one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the nation, known world-wide for its cutting-edge research to improve neonatal care and its success in caring for critically ill infants. The Schatzi and Stanley Kassal Project: Newborn Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Holtz Children's Hospital at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center is a designated Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Center by the state of Florida and boasts some of the best survival rates and successful outcomes in the country.

Services Provided At These Hospitals & Locations

Holtz Children's Hospital

The Schatzi and Stanley Kassal Project: Newborn Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Holtz Children's Hospital is one of the largest and most well-regarded facilities in the nation dedicated to infant care.

Operated and staffed 24 hours a day in conjunction with the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine, the 126-bed unit offers premature and critically ill babies the necessary attention and top specialists needed for developmental growth. A large nursing station, dedicated pharmacy, computerized x-ray viewing areas and a parent counseling room allow for patients to receive state-of-the-art treatment, while their families can meet with their doctors comfortably and privately.

Specialized Services

The Newborn ICU, a Florida-designated Regional Perinatal Intensive Care Center, experiences some of the highest survival rates in the country with the help of advanced therapies, including:

  • All modalities of mechanical ventilation
  • High frequency ventilation
  • Nitric oxide therapy
  • Whole body hypothermia
  • ECMO therapy
  • Surgical intervention for complex conditions.

NicView™ Camera System

Families of our neonatal patients can now have some peace of mind when they are unable to be at the baby’s bedside. With the NicView™ camera system, family members can view their infant in real-time, 24/7, through a secure online portal. The camera delivers a secure image stream for parents and family members to view their baby remotely. Cameras do not transmit sound and do not record video. No other users will have access to the baby’s images unless the parent provides them with login credentials. The NicView™ camera system can be securely accessed from anywhere there is an internet connection via a laptop, smartphone, or tablet. To participate in the NicView™ program, please speak with your neonatal nurse and complete the required consent form. For 24/7 technical support from the NicView™ team, please call 855-NIC-VIEW (855-642-8439).

Holtz Children's Hospital - More Hospital Info 1611 NW 12th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136
305-585-1111

Jackson North Medical Center

Should the need arise, Jackson North is equipped with a 10-bed, Level 2 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) that offers specialized care for premature babies or newborns in need of additional care. Guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics delineate three levels of newborn intensive care units. Level 2 provides specialty care for infants born at 32 weeks’ gestation and weighing 1,500 grams who are not fully developed. Doctors with special training in treating newborns (neonatologists) are available 24 hours a day and can deliver immediate care to your infant if necessary.

Jackson North Medical Center - More Hospital Info 160 N.W. 170th Street
North Miami Beach, Fl 33169
305-651-1100
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