Simulation Case Study - NICU

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    "A community hospital in Oregon was in the planning stages for a new women and infant's center in a replacement hospital being built adjacent to the existing hospital. Preliminary planning with an architectural firm had raised concerns about the validity of the number of beds planned (there was a planned transition to a higher level special care nursery that was driving the bed need). Current annual admission volume for the special care nursery is approximately 670 annual admissions. There was consensus that the volume could increase to approximately 925 annual admissions over the next five years if the level of nursery care was raised..."