Description: This webinar will focus on improvements needed to care design tools and practices to deliver better complex care services. UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital will discuss action plans addressing access and contingency emergency plans. St. Joseph's Children’s Hospital of Tampa will share comprehensive care plans. Wolfson Children’s Hospital will explore care of the young adult transitioning to adult care and palliative care coordination.
These webinars are open to hospitals and providers who serve children with medical complexity. There is no fee to attend.
David Bergman, MD, Medical Director for the LPCH Complex Primary Care Clinic, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford – Palo Alto, CA, CARE Award Medical Director
Jeffrey Goldhagen, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Community PedsCare, Community Hospice of NE Florida, Wolfson Children’s Hospital – Jacksonville, FL
Carlos Lerner, MD, MPhil, Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Pediatrics, UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital – Los Angeles, CA
Daniel J. Plasencia, MD, Medical Director, St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital Chronic Complex Clinic, St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital of Tampa – Tampa, FL
About CARE Award
In partnership with 10 children’s hospitals, the Children’s Hospital Association received a three-year $23 million Health Care Innovation Award (HCIA) in round two from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) to test coordinating all resources effectively for children with medical complexity, two-thirds of whom are covered by Medicaid. This webinar series was made possible by Grant Number 1C1CMS331335 from the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The contents of this webinar series are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or any of its agencies. The research presented here was conducted by the awardee. Findings might or might not be consistent with or confirmed by the findings of the independent evaluation contractor.