Maria Fareri / Westchester Medical Center goes live on Crib Notes

Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, NY is the first hospital in the metropolitan New York area to install Crib Notes in their NICU.

The Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (RNICU) at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center is a special nursery where babies with every type of medical problem are cared for in a family-oriented professional environment.

Learn more about the unit at

CribNotes MD-Lite – Bringing CribNotes to the small community NICU

Currently Crib Notes is installed in Level II and III NICU’s up to 100+ beds. Now, with Crib Notes MD-Lite clinicians in smaller units that are not able to justify the complete system can benefit from the 23+ years of development behind Crib Notes. Based upon a single PC installation of Crib Notes, clinicians can take advantage of the power of Crib Notes in managing the daily documentation chores of the NICU. Handle prenatal consults, delivery room notes, daily progress notes and discharge notes as well as other activities such as billing recommendations with ease and clarity.

And when the …

JCAHO has positive feedback for Crib Notes user

Recently JCAHO reviewed a Crib Notes customer and provided feedback to the Nurse Manager on the implementation of Crib Notes within their unit. Ms. Barbara Mahoney – Nurse Manager – shared this information with Crib Notes.

The Joint Commission came to inspect and credential Lankenau Hospital during the week of May 20, 2013.

The reviewer traced a mother through the Intensive Care Unit, Maternity and then the infant in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. She sat with our NICU nurse and walked through the electronic medical record. The reviewer was so positive in her experience with Crib Notes at one …

New Eye Exam Guidelines Released by AAP

Below is a synopsis for new guidelines on eye exams for premies. Crib Notes stays on top of such changes,and will be modifying our internal alert system to comply with these new guidelines.

AAP Updates Screening Guide for Retinopathy of Prematurity New guidelines outline effective program attributes for detection and treatment of ROP


WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2 (HealthDay News) — For the effective detection of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), at-risk infants should receive carefully timed retinal examinations (based on their gestational age) by an ophthalmologist experienced in the examination of preterm infants, according to an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) …

Upcoming Shows

Crib Notes will be exhibting at the following upcoming shows:

On April 10 and 11, 2013 we will be at the NICU Leadership Forum in Scottsdale, AZ.

At the PAS show in Washington, DC on May 4, 5, and 6, 2013.

Be sure and stop by and see what is new with Crib Notes!

Crib Mail™ in the News

Crib Notes™ is well known in the industry for our innovative feature called Crib Mail™. Helping staff keep parents informed, Crib Mail™ collects data from the information entered into the system by staff and then generates an e-mail to parents, grand-parents, or anyone else that the parents want the e-mail to go to.

The brainchild of our founder – Dr. Robert Stavis, MD – Crib Mail™ provides a unique daily note that parents can print and save as a memory of this time. Several video clips are available on the web site showing accounts that use this feature. The attached …