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Nurses to visit Chicago parents with newborns at home under new pilot program

One year ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - Thousands of newborn babies and their parents may get a visit from a registered nurse in their own home, under a new pilot program in Chicago.
A new program called Family Connects announced Tuesday includes partnerships at four "safety-net" hospitals: St. Bernard Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, Norwegian American Hospital and Rush University Medical Center.
Here's how it works: the baby and family would first get a visit in the hospital, and be offered the service. Then, a nurse would go to the house within three to five weeks of birth.
The program is expected to start next year...
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