October 2021 – Preemie Professional of the Month

Phil Martie, Founder & CEO of Nicolette

The most addressable area of improvement in care is putting the parent at the center of care and empowering them with technology. – Phil Martie

PREEMIEWORLD:  How long have you been working in your field?

PHIL:  4 Years

PREEMIEWORLD:  Why did you choose your current profession?

PHIL:  My wife and I had 25-week micro-preemies. The experience was life-changing and compelled me to change careers and launch Nicolette.

PREEMIEWORLD:  What do you want other professionals to know about what you do?

PHIL:  I have the privilege of leading a passionate team that builds technology for NICU families. We strongly believe that giving parents powerful technology as a part of care improves the baby’s health outcomes, reduces stress, and saves money.

PREEMIEWORLD:  What advice do you give to preemie parents?

PHIL:  Believe in yourself. You have the ability to be an excellent caregiver, and your instincts are meaningful. Be hands-on and view yourself as a member of the NICU team.

PREEMIEWORLD:  Fun Facts: Tell us a fun or quirky fact about you

PHIL:  Growing up, I wanted to be a filmmaker! I produced a short film in college.

PREEMIEWORLD:  Is there anything else you’d like to share with us?

PHIL:  Family, startup, and running. That’s life at the moment!

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