Reduce Costs While Improving Outcomes with Fetal Pillow®

Can reduce complications and may save up to $1,200 per patient1,2,3,4,5

ico-stay@2x

Reduces length of
stay1

Each additional day in the hospital can be costly. The average cost for an extra day stay in a hospital is approximately $400.2

ico-tranfusion@2x

Results in fewer blood transfusions1

The total costs for blood products per transfusion may be greater than $1,400, which includes acquisition, testing and storage.3 Fetal Pillow resulted in 15 fewer transfusions per 100 patients treated.1

ico-or@2x

Reduces operating room time1

Fetal Pillow resulted in 20 minutes reduction in operating time.

1. Seal, S.L. , Dey, A. , Barman, S.C. , Kamilya, G. , Mukherji, J. , Onwude, J.L. Randomized controlled trial of elevation of the fetal head with a fetal pillow during cesarean delivery at full cervical dilatation. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 2016;133: 178–182.

2. Taheri Paul A.,MD, MBA, FACS; Butz, David A.,PhD; Greenfield, Lazar J., MD, FACS. Length of Stay Has Minimal Impact on the Cost of Hospital Admission. J Am Coll Sur Vol. 191, No. 2, August 2000.

3. Toner, Richard W.; Pizzi, Laura, Leas; Brian, Ballas; Samir K.; Quigley, Alyson; Goldfarb, Neil I. Costs to Hospitals of Acquiring and Processing Blood in the US. A Survey of Hospital-Based Blood Banks and Transfusion Services. Jefferson School of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. USA Appl Health Econ Health Policy 2011; 9 (1): 29-37.

4. Dexter, Franklin, MD, PhD; Ledolter, Johannes, PhD; Wachtel, Ruth E., PhD, MBA. Tactical Decision Making for Selective Expansion of Operating Room Resources Incorporating Financial Criteria and Uncertainty in Subspecialties’ Future Workloads. Anesth Analg 2005;100:1425–32.

5. Blood Transfusion and Cesarean Delivery, Obstetrics & Gynecology. Rouse, Dwight J. MD, MSPH, et al. October 2006 – Volume 108 – Issue 4 – p 891-897 doi:10.1097/01.AOG.0000236547.35234.8c.