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Leader’s Perspective: Adapting to the New Supply Chain
October 19, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused severe disruption in the global supply chain. Consumers and businesses alike are feeling the crunch, and children’s hospitals are not immune to the supply chain pressures.

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Leadership Tip: Channel Your Inner Leader
October 13, 2021

The key to avoiding burnout is to nurture your inherent leadership skills.

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Teaming up to prevent, reduce dialysis-related infections
October 5, 2021

SCOPE began 10 years ago to prevent infections in children and adolescents on peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis using large-scale collaboration to identify and spread effective interventions.

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Safety Rounds: More Eyes Mean Better Care
September 27, 2021

This safety rounds concept encourages the bedside nurse and patient’s family to collaborate on monitoring pediatric patient safety at the bedside.

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Standardize Responsibility Transfers to Improve Efficiency and Reliability
September 27, 2021

This hospital took on a system-wide change during a pandemic to reduce serious safety events.

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Focusing on Educational Success at Home
September 27, 2021

An education program pivots during COVID-19 pandemic to promote kindergarten readiness for disadvantaged youth.

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Improving Asthma Management in High-risk Pediatric Patients
September 27, 2021

An initial clinic or telehealth visit sets the course for ongoing medical care and community intervention for pediatric patients with asthma.

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Connecting Athletes’ Physical and Mental Health
September 21, 2021

High-profile athletes bring awareness to mental health aspects of sports.

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Leadership Tip: Addressing Staff Shortages
September 21, 2021

COVID-19, with a recent uptick in pediatric cases, has amplified staffing shortages across health care systems. Children's New Orleans used creative thinking to address it.

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Pediatric Researchers Monitor SARS-CoV-2 Mutations and COVID-19 Variants
September 9, 2021

As the coronavirus evolves, health authorities across the world rely on the work of pediatric researchers who use genomic sequencing to track mutations.

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Leader’s Perspective: How to Handle Increasing Pediatric COVID-19 Cases
September 9, 2021

With schools opening and flu season on the horizon, children’s hospitals should plan for even higher numbers of cases.

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How Technology in a Children's Hospital Can Help Anxious Parents
September 7, 2021

SPONSORED CONTENT Digital tools can help calm anxious parents without adding to clinical workloads.

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Improving Clinical Care for Kids With Autism
August 31, 2021

A pre-visit questionnaire, EMR markers and clear guidelines give providers the support they need to care for patients on the autism spectrum.

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Leadership Tip: 2 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Staff
August 24, 2021

Asking staff from across an organization to identify the key challenges and opportunities remain pivotal to effective management, according to Cook Children's Health System CEO and President, Rick Merrill.

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Reducing Repeat Behavioral Health Crises with Personal Notes
August 18, 2021

Children's Hospital & Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska, is improving outcomes for emergency department (ED) patients in suicidal crises with a low-tech solution: handwritten follow-up notes.

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Leader’s Perspective: Managing Care for Long-haul COVID Patients
August 10, 2021

The associate medical director of Pediatric Infection Control at UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital shares insights into managing long-haul COVID and how health care providers can best care for this emerging population.

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Bypassing EHR Bottlenecks to Enable Faster Specialist Consults
July 30, 2021

SPONSORED CONTENT Children's hospitals use innovation to drive operational efficiencies and provide high-quality patient care.

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Childrens Hospital Patient Advocates for Others
July 23, 2021

Soraya and her family find meaning in advocacy and education.

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Addressing Medication Safety Practices in Pediatrics
July 23, 2021

Charged with catching a failure before it happens, this safety specialist concentrates on medication administration.

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Pediatric Vaccine Researcher Talks COVID-19
July 23, 2021

Pediatric researchers are at the center of the effort to vaccinate the world against COVID-19.

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Changing Leadership Roles in Children's Hospital C-suites
July 23, 2021

Children’s hospital leadership teams and their roles are evolving so their organizations can stay ahead, achieve their goals and do what they do best—caring for others.

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Leveraging Single-Checks to Improve Medication Safety
July 23, 2021

An examination of how humans interact with their environments and each other led this team to question one of its long-standing medication safety practices and change how they work.

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Children’s Hospitals Collaborate on Behavioral Health, Quality and Data
July 23, 2021

Together, we can pursue our goals to improve children’s health.

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Building Greater Equity in the Health of Children
July 23, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic and social justice movements of the last year led children’s hospitals to renew focus on their roles in building greater health equity in the care of children.

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Leadership Tip: Pay Close Attention to Detail
July 23, 2021

In a career dedicated to solving medical mysteries, a pediatric geneticist credits a measured, methodical approach to delivering care.

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Children's Hospitals Today, the Children's Hospitals Association quarterly magazine, features articles on issues of interest to administrators, clinicians, trustees and others concerned with child health care and children's hospitals.