Neonatology on the Web

Resource Allocation and Cost of Care

Resource Allocation and Cost of Care

Articles Focused on Resource Allocation

“Extremely premature infants, scarcity and the COVID-19 pandemic,” by Kaempf JW et al, Acta Paediatr. 2021 Apr;110(4):1100-1103. doi: 10.1111/apa.15651. Epub 2020 Nov 18.

“Dartmouth Atlas of Neonatal Intensive Care,” A report of the Dartmouth Atlas Project, The Dartmouth Institute, ISBN 978-0-9815862-2-9, Fall 2019.

“Too Expensive to Treat? Non-Treatment Decisions at the Margins of Viability,” by Flessas T and Jackson E., Med Law Rev. 2019 Aug 1;27(3):461-481. doi: 10.1093/medlaw/fwy035.

“The Contribution of Preterm Birth to Infant Mortality Rates in the United States, by William M. Callaghan et al, Pediatrics 118(4):1566-1573, October 2006.

“Is More Neonatal Intensive Care Always Better? Insights From a Cross-National Comparison of Reproductive Care,” by Lindsay A. Thompson et al, Pediatrics 109(6):1036-1043, June 2002.

“The Relation Between the Availability of Neonatal Intensive Care and Neonatal Mortality,” New England Journal of Medicine 346(20):1538-1544, May 16, 2002.

“Restricting Access to Neonatal Intensive Care: Effect on Mortality and Cost Savings,” by J. W. Stolz and M. C. McCormick, Pediatrics 101(3 Pt 1):344-348, March 1998.

Articles Focused on Cost of Care

“Making Neonatal Intensive Care Cost Effective,” by Sharma D et al, J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2021 Jul;34(14):2375-2383. doi: 10.1080/14767058.2019.1660767. Epub 2019 Sep 3.

“Costs of Neonatal Intensive Care for Canadian Infants with Preterm Birth,” by Rios JD et al, J Pediatr. 2021 Feb;229:161-167.e12. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.09.045. Epub 2020 Sep 23.

“Rapid Challenges: Ethics and Genomic Neonatal Intensive Care,” by Gyngell C et al, Pediatrics. 2019 Jan;143(Suppl 1):S14-S21. doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-1099D.

“The disproportionate cost of operation and congenital anomalies in infancy,” by Apfeld JC et al, Surgery. 2019 Jun;165(6):1234-1242. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2018.12.022. Epub 2019 May 3.

“Too Expensive to Treat? Non-Treatment Decisions at the Margins of Viability,” by Flessas T et al, Med Law Rev. 2019 Aug 1;27(3):461-481. doi: 10.1093/medlaw/fwy035.

“Cost Effectiveness of Neonatal Resuscitation at 22 Weeks of Gestation,” by Yiel L et al, Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Jun;133(6):1199-1207. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003264.

“Improving Value in Neonatal Intensive Care,” by Ho T et al, Clin Perinatol. 2017 Sep;44(3):617-625. doi: 10.1016/j.clp.2017.05.009. Epub 2017 Jun 16.

“Short term cost of care for the surviving periviable neonate,” by Allen KM et al, J Neonatal Perinatal Med. 2017;10(2):191-194. doi: 10.3233/NPM-171655.

“Evaluation of neonatal intensive care for extremely-low-birth-weight infants,” by Doyle LW, Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2006 Apr;11(2):139-45. doi: 10.1016/j.siny.2005.11.009. Epub 2006 Jan 5.

“A critical review of cost reduction in neonatal intensive care. I. The structure of costs,” by Richardson DK et al, J Perinatol. 2001 Mar;21(2):107-15. doi: 10.1038/

“Measuring the Cost of Neonatal and Perinatal Care,” by J. Rogowski, Pediatrics 103(1 Suppl E):329-335, Jan. 1999.

“Cost-Effectiveness of Care for Very Low Birth Weight Infants,” by J. Rogowski, Pediatrics 102(1 Pt 1):35-43, July 1998.

“Neonatal Intensive Care and Cost-Effectiveness,” by G. W. Chance, CMAJ 139(10):943-946, November 15, 1988.

“Costs and Benefits of Neonatal Intensive Care,” by P. O. Pharoah et al, Arch. Dis. Child. 63(7 Spec No):715-718, July 1988.

“Cost of Neonatal Intensive Care for Very-Low-Birthweight Infants,” by B. Sandhu et al, Lancet 1(8418):600-603, March 15, 1986.

“The Cost of Care of the Less-than-1000-gram Infant,” by J. A. Hernandez et al, Clinics in Perinatology 13(2):461-476, June 1986.