Children’s hospitals face huge challenges to improve patient outcomes, decrease costs and transform the delivery of care – like offering more coordinated care – while maintaining training programs for the next generation of pediatricians and specialists. Our resources help hospitals improve operational efficiency, including the environment of care and patient satisfaction, and drive costs out of the health care system.
For hospitals to thrive, employees must thrive too.
We have launched a national campaign highlighting the 'perfect storm' of COVID, RSV, mental health issues and staffing challenges that children's hospitals are facing.
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.
As the coronavirus evolves, health authorities across the world rely on the work of pediatric researchers who use genomic sequencing to track mutations.
With schools opening and flu season on the horizon, children’s hospitals should plan for even higher numbers of cases.
Loosened mask and public gathering restrictions in 2021 led to an unpredictable offseason surge of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) with fewer—and increasingly burned out—staff members on hand to help care for an influx of patients.
A pre-visit questionnaire, EMR markers and clear guidelines give providers the support they need to care for patients on the autism spectrum.
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.
We developed draft comments on the CY 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule.
This resource hub is designed to help you track policy-related resources helpful to your work during the COVID-19 crisis.
CHA joins other national hospital associations urging COVID-19 vaccinations for health care workers.
Pediatric researchers are at the center of the effort to vaccinate the world against COVID-19.
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.
Together, we can pursue our goals to improve children’s health.
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.
CHA encourages children's hospitals to require vaccinations for employees.
Nationwide Children's Hospital created a "safe car" for behavioral health-related patient transports, helping to reduce stigma and ease anxiety.
Here’s how those who work at children’s hospitals can renew focus on building equity for the children, families and the communities they serve.
Pediatric geneticist delivers difficult diagnoses with a personal touch.
Using lean tools, a new program fosters rounding with a purpose, improves bundle compliance and hopes to prevent patient harm.
The key to planning a successful initiative lies with hearing and heeding voices from across your organization.
Children's hospitals require specialized programming, support services, staff and facilities to accommodate the needs of children.
A new study shows how viral particles linger in the gut, potentially causing MIS-C.
The Department of Treasury has released an interim final rule that delineates the eligible uses of the Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Fund.
Assuming a new leadership role at the onset of the pandemic brings a nurse manager fresh challenges, opportunities.
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