Neonatal Transport by the Numbers

Number of babies transported – more than 13,500

Average transports per month – 70

Farthest transport – Michigan

Counties in assigned region – 37

Counties without obstetric services – 19

Date of the first transport – Aug. 1, 1974

Number of staff trained – more than 10,000 nurses,
physicians, respiratory therapists and EMT/paramedics

Time for the first team to dispatch – less than 15 minutes

Youngest gestational age for transport – 23 weeks

Staff on the transport team – about 70
18 RTs
21 EMTs
16 Nurses
18 NNPs

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