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March 2021 - Volume 17 - Issue 9
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West Boca Medical Center is the First Hospital Serving Palm Beach & North Broward Counties to use NICVIEW 2 in NICU to Keep Families and their Newborn Connected

February 22 2021 - When a new bundle of joy requires extra special medical care in the Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, parents and extended family might feel overwhelmed. At West Boca Medical Center, the medical staff works hard to relieve those fears, by caring for any premature or at-risk baby.  
 
Further enhancing this care, the hospital is now the only one in Palm Beach and North Broward County, to have installed the NICVIEW 2™ Live Streaming Camera Systems in its Level III NICU, the highest level of care available.  Parents and their family members can now see their baby at all times, even when they cannot be there in person.  The password-protected camera provides parents and their family members a secure virtual window to their newborn in the NICU. 
 
“This new and protected technology is giving families and loved ones another way to connect with their baby even when they can’t be present all of the time in our Level III NICU,” said George Rizzuto, chief executive officer of West Boca Medical Center.  “We understand the challenges families face when their child is in the NICU, often unexpectedly, so we are trying to take concerns about separation out of the equation.  Families can see their baby at any time, and feel secure knowing they are getting the very best care possible at our hospital.”  
 
Some of the benefits of the NICVIEW 2™ include: 
On-Demand HD Quality Video Streaming 
Encrypted Password Protected Software 
Available for families 24/7 
 
West Boca Medical Center is the only 5-Star Hospital in Labor and Delivery, and the only Level III NICU in Boca Raton.  For more information, call 866-724-6002 or visit our website at www.westbocamedctr.com/NICU.   
 
 
 
 
About West Boca Medical Center
West Boca Medical Center is a 195-bed acute care hospital located at 21644 State Road 7 in Boca Raton, Florida. West Boca Medical Center has been serving the medical and healthcare needs of its community and surrounding areas for more than 30 years.  West Boca Medical Center offers a broad array of services, including general medical and surgical care, orthopedics and sports medicine, a robotic surgery program offering minimally invasive surgery for gynecological, urological and general surgical procedures, a state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging center featuring a short bore high field MRI and digital mammography, cardiac and surgical intensive care, outpatient surgery services, 24-hour emergency services for adults and children, outpatient rehabilitation services, and a specialized sleep diagnostic center with a dedicated lab for pediatrics and adults. West Boca Medical Center is a State Certified Primary Stroke Center and a National Certified Silver Safe Sleep Leader by Cribs for Kids.  West Boca received the American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines- Gold plus Target Honor Roll Elite Quality Achievement Awards for Heart Failure and Stroke in 2020.  The hospital is also designated as a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology.
 
The hospital also offers several specialties, including women’s and children’s services. With its Birth Care Pavilion and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the hospital is equipped to treat expectant mothers and their babies from the routine to very high-risk. The Breast Center at West Boca Diagnostic Imaging is designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology.  It offers comprehensive breast care services including prevention, early disease detection, diagnosis and treatment of breast conditions. The team at the Breast Center, which includes an on-site physician and patient navigator, focuses care on treatment techniques derived from a high caliber of diagnostic services. 
 
 
West Boca Medical Center has earned the Healthgrades 5-Star C-Section and Vaginal Delivery Awards five years in a row (2015-2019).  In addition, the hospital was the first in Florida to be Perinatal Care Certified by The Joint Commission.  The hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission on the accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. For more information about West Boca Medical Center or for physician referral, call 866-904-WBMC (9262) or visit the website at www.westbocamedctr.com
 
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