Reduction in mortality for very low birth weight infants
Referral of very low birth weight infants for follow-up care
Reduction in hypothermic admissions of very low birth weight infants
Decrease in the rate of healthcare-associated infections
The bad news first (though it’s not surprising) – healthcare workers have become more burned out as the pandemic has worn on. A study published in JAMA Network Open showed emotional exhaustion among U.S. healthcare workers, already problematic prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, significantly increased in 2021-2022 across all roles, both clinical and non-clinical.