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Health Care Bills Don't Pass the "Kimmel Test"
June 21, 2017

We should strive for every child's health insurance coverage to pass this test.

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Humpty Dumpty Program Helping To Prevent Patient Falls
June 20, 2017

Nicklaus Children's Hospital's patient safety program has spread to help children and hospitals worldwide.

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Strategies to Reduce Hospitalizations and Emergency Visits for Children with Medical Complexities
June 12, 2017

As part of the CARE Award, Wolfson Children's Hospital experienced improvement in a number of metrics, including reducing emergency visits.

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What This CIO Says About How Mobility is Changing the Future of Health Care
June 12, 2017

This health care leader says extending into the community digitally is a priority.

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Antibiotic-resistant Microbes Date Back 450 Million Years
June 1, 2017

Learning about evolutionary history could help researchers find solutions for antibiotic-resistant superbugs.

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3 Challenges Children's Hospitals Face as They Define and Demonstrate Value
June 1, 2017

Here's what matters to children's hospitals in accountability programs and quality measures.

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Creating Medical and Psychosocial Goals for Patients With Medical Complexity
May 23, 2017

A screening tool helps Children's Hospital Colorado nurse coordinators connect the dots and set social-behavioral and medical goals for patients.

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Children's Hospital Team Treats Sick Monkey at Zoo
May 17, 2017

A team from Children's Hospital Wisconsin treated a sick bonobo monkey at the Milwaukee County Zoo.

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How Medicaid Covers Military Families
May 17, 2017

More than 30 million children from all backgrounds in the United States are covered by Medicaid, including military families.

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Direct to Your Desk: 5 Proven Quality and Safety Practices
May 17, 2017

New, on-demand videos feature presentations from the 2017 Quality and Safety in Children's Health Conference.

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3-D Models Transform Tumor Surgeries for Surgeons, Patients and Families
May 9, 2017

Clinicians say the models lead to better outcomes and shorter lengths of stay.

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Suicide Admissions to Children's Hospitals Double over the Last Decade
May 9, 2017

Research uses PHIS data from 32 children's hospitals across the U.S.

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Cotton Tip Applicators Send 34 Kids to the Emergency Department Every Day
May 9, 2017

Patients from newborn to 3 years old account for 40 percent of visits.

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New Study Shows How Sleep Apnea, Brain Function in Children are Linked
May 4, 2017

Researchers for the first time show how sleep apena affects neurocognitive function in children.

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3 Things You Need to Know about the Health Care Reform Debate
May 4, 2017

Here's what changes to the nation's health care system could mean for kids.

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Trading Jokes for Tissues: Jimmy Kimmel Shares Son's Health Care Story
May 4, 2017

The late-night TV show host shares his family's personal story.

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Prevent the Spread of Organisms by Disinfecting Clinicians' Personal Medical Devices
May 4, 2017

Items like stethoscopes should be disinfected properly between each patient encounter.

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7 Future Breakthroughs in Pediatric Research
May 4, 2017

Researchers say the potential for scientific advances in child health research has never been greater.

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Patients, Families and Team Members Can Speak Up for Patient Safety
May 2, 2017

Staff and family members want to make a difference.

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Everyday Hero: From Heart Patient to Security Officer
May 2, 2017

Meet Daniel Davis, who was once a patient and is now a security officer.

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4 Ways to Take Action Against Suicide Clusters
May 2, 2017

Here are key lessons one hospital learned during its experience with two suicide clusters.

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Catching Up With a Former Children's Hospital Patient 21 Years Later
May 2, 2017

Featured 21 years ago in Children's Hospitals Today, Clint Landreth continues to live life as Mr. Outgoing.

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When Suicide is Contagious
May 2, 2017

Exposure to suicidal behavior increases the risk for children and adolescents to attempt suicide. This can lead to suicide clusters, a rare and ...

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Pharmacogenomics: Examining the Role Genes Play in a Patient's Drug Response
May 2, 2017

Pharmacogenomics examines the role genes play in a patient's drug response, helping clinicians prescribe a more effective dose. This could lead to ...

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How This Pediatric Researcher Uses Data to Do His Job
May 2, 2017

Richard Aplenc specializes in caring for children with leukemia. Here's how data helps him do his job.

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