West Boca Medical Center has an on-site level III NICU which is staffed with the specialists your baby may need if intensive care is required. West Boca Medical Center is the only level III NICU in Boca Raton. The entire NICU health care team works to
provide some of the best care for sick or at-risk newborns, while they foster bonding with your baby. If your newborn needs special care, our NICU is located within our Boca Center for Women's Care so that you’re never far away.
Level III NICUs are defined by having continuously available personnel (neonatologists, neonatal nurses, respiratory therapists) and equipment to provide life support for as long as needed. Additionally, level III NICU's:
Have the ability to provide care to newborn infants with differing degrees of complexity and risk
Has quick access to a full range of pediatric medical subspecialists, pediatric surgical subspecialists, pediatric anesthesiologists and pediatric ophthalmologists
Is able to provide sustained life support, sustained respiratory (breathing) support and advanced imaging, with interpretation on an urgent basis
Even when your baby is home from the hospital, we can continue to provide excellent care through our highly trained pediatrics department. West Boca’s health care professionals have experience in treating a wide range of illnesses and injuries affecting
children. Our medical staff is further enhanced by more than 80 affiliated pediatric specialists and subspecialists with expertise in many areas. We offer a wide range of primary and acute care pediatric services including:
NicView™ is an innovative small camera system placed at designated bed spaces in the NICU and allows parents, family and friends to view their infant in real-time, 24/7, through a secure online portal. This service helps families develop that bond
with their preemie or hospitalized infant even when they can’t be in the NICU with them. NicView™ can add peace of mind and provide reassurance when you can’t be at the bedside.
The camera delivers a secure image stream for parents and family members to view their baby remotely. Family members can securely access NicView™ from anywhere there is an internet connection via a laptop, smartphone, or tablet. The service is compatible
with any internet capable device and most popular browsers.
West Boca is proud to be the only hospital in South Palm Beach county and North Broward with the NICView cameras.
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