Pediatric Data & Trends

Pediatric health, care delivery and policy data and trends available to all members and the public.


Rate of Toddlers Hospitalized from Opioid Poisoning on the Rise
February 14, 2017

A new study finds the rate of children hospitalized from opioid poisoning has increased over the last 16 years.

Pediatric Leaders Predict Future Health Care Innovations
February 9, 2017

Gaze into the crystal ball with thought leaders at what's next in pediatric health care.

25 Biggest Pediatric Health Care Innovations in 25 Years
February 8, 2017

Here's a look at significant trends and innovations in pediatric health care from the last 25 years.

Saving Lives and Reducing Medication Errors with Data
January 19, 2017

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia leverages data analytics to reduce medication errors.

How National Guidelines Impact Tonsillectomy Perioperative Care and Outcomes
January 19, 2017

Tonsillitis is one of the top 10 pediatric conditions affecting almost half a million children each year.

Commentary: Supplement Health Care Technology with Human Interaction and Communication
January 19, 2017

Health care providers must supplement technology with human interaction and communication to provide the best care to pediatric patients.

3 Things to Know About Bariatric Surgery for Pediatric Patients
January 4, 2017

Bariatric surgery helps combat and reduce the risk of obesity-related conditions, such as Type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea and high blood pressure.

Analysis or Summary
Role of Data Analytics in Pediatric Population Health
November 17, 2016

Learn the types of data required for population health management with a focus on pediatric populations.

Addressing the Threat of Antibiotic Resistance
November 17, 2016

Get Smart About Antibiotics Week highlights the importance of antibiotic resistance and proper prescribing and use.

Q&A on Consumerism with Social Trends Expert John Gerzema
November 1, 2016

Social trends expert John Gerzema will speak at the Annual Leadership Conference and share his views on changes in health care.

Issue Brief
The Case for Investing in Child Health as a Matter of Our Nation's Security, Economy and Well-being
October 28, 2016

National experts foresee a nation at risk from worrisome trends in our children's health plus costs driven by an aging population.

Fact Sheet
Childhood Obesity Facts and Trends
September 2, 2016

Access facts and trends and learn why childhood obesity is one of the greatest public health threats facing today's children.

Adults Say Kids' Health is Worse Than in the Past
April 18, 2016

The C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health at University of Michigan, in collaboration with Children’s Hospital ...

Press Release
Most U.S. Adults Say Today's Children Have Worse Health Than in Past Generations
April 18, 2016

According to a new survey of adults nationwide, the dominant perception is that children’s health is worse today than it was when respondents ...

New Technologies Help Providers Collect Patient Data
February 2, 2016

To move into the future, providers must understand the implications of new technologies, such as mobile devices, that can measure and track ...

Population Health Survey
November 11, 2015

Key findings from a survey to provide members with benchmarking data related to children's hospitals involvement in population health.

Announcement or News
New Pediatric Analytic Solutions Expands Data and Participation Options
November 9, 2015

CHA will roll out a new data program suite in 2016 to expand benchmarking options and offer a more complete picture of pediatric health care services.

What Big Data Means for Pediatrics
October 19, 2015

Big data can drive significant improvements in pediatric health care – now and for years to come.

Care Services Data Supports Choosing Wisely Campaign
October 19, 2015

Children's Hospital Association partnered with several hospitals to support the national Choosing Wisely campaign.

Press Release
New Study Finds Increase in Post-tonsillectomy Visits Due to Pain Despite Increased Adherence to New Surgical Care Guidelines
June 23, 2015

A study finds an increase in tonsillectomy post-surgical visits despite rising adherence to surgical care guidelines.

Case Study
Patient Encounter Data Helps Identify Opportunities to Improve Clinical Effectiveness
June 8, 2015

Learn how one hospital prototyped an approach to clinical effectiveness and improved care for Tetralogy of Fallot patients.

Press Release
CHA Selects Clinical Architecture's Symedical for Global Terminology Management and Data Normalization
April 24, 2015

CHA has selected Clinical Architecture’s Symedical for global terminology management to enhance its members’ abilities to compare data.

Press Release
Children’s Hospital Association Selects Health Catalyst’s Late-Binding Data Warehouse to Enhance Comparative Analytics for Its Members
March 31, 2015

CHA has selected Health Catalyst’s Late-Binding™ Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) to enhance comparative analytics for its member hospitals.

Fact Sheet
Child Abuse Facts and Trends
March 20, 2015

Access facts and trends about child abuse and neglect.

Fact Sheet
Injury Prevention Facts and Trends
March 11, 2015

Find out more about unintentional injury and how it impacts children's health and well-being.