Articles

Articles from Children's Hospitals Today magazine and pediatric research journals.

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Children's Hospitals Lead Legislative Effort to Improve Pediatric Mental Health Services
May 5, 2021

A children's hospital leader speaks on Capitol Hill to describe the effect the pandemic has had on children and adolescents, highlighting the increase in the number of children experiencing a mental health crisis and growing emergency department (ED) and inpatient stays due to a lack of care options.

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Patient describes what it's like living with mental health issues
May 4, 2021

A young woman details her mental health conflicts and how she manages the challenges.

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Build Behavioral Health Knowledge Base of Staff to Meet COVID-19 Challenges
May 4, 2021

Children’s hospital addresses increased behavioral health needs amid pandemic with additional training for employees across its organization.

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Awakening to Pediatric Sleep Problems
April 28, 2021

Studer Family Children's Hospital at Ascension Sacred Heart recently opened a pediatric sleep center dedicated to addressing sleep concerns.

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By the Numbers: Deploying the COVID-19 Vaccine
April 28, 2021

Children’s Minnesota uses a data-based priority system to allocate limited COVID vaccine supplies to employees.

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Trauma-informed medical care training for hospital employees
April 28, 2021

Prioritize training to help staff recognize trauma reactions in colleagues, themselves and patients.

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Helping Pediatric Patients Build Resiliency
April 28, 2021

The care team helps pediatric patient take control of medical trauma.

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The Evolving Pediatric Pharmacy Leader Role
April 28, 2021

A pharmacy leader describes his role in making change and reaching beyond the pharmacy walls.

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Pediatric Nurse Pitches in to Combat PPE Shortage
April 28, 2021

Following PPE shortages, a seamstress-turned-nurse helped her hospital.

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What’s Next in Pediatric Telehealth
April 28, 2021

Children’s hospitals are examining how virtual care can propel them into the future.

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Community Partners Align to Address Legal Barriers to Health Care
April 28, 2021

This medical-legal partnership relies on collaboration among community partners to ensure the well-being of children and their families.

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7 Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Kids
April 28, 2021

Are the kids all right? Here’s a look at how the pandemic is affecting kids and how children’s hospitals are helping them emerge stronger.

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Clinical Bundles Improve Outcomes for Patients with Sepsis
April 28, 2021

Compliance creates progress in pediatric sepsis.

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Looking Back on 10 Years of CHA
April 28, 2021

As we build foundations for our future, we look back on what we’ve built and learned together.

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Experience in Pediatrics Gives Nurses Tools for Treating Adult Patients
April 27, 2021

Pediatric nurses bring expertise and innovation to the front lines of adult COVID-19 care.

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Parents Receive Added Support to Enhance NICU Care
April 26, 2021

Despite COVID-19 challenges, children’s hospital optimizes parental support with dedicated NICU psychologist.

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Leader's Perspective: Navigating Through Multiple Crises
April 21, 2021

Located in the middle of civil unrest during a pandemic, Children’s Minnesota emerged better prepared for multiple emergencies and more in tune with families and staff members.

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Program Targets Social Factors that Drive Pediatric Health Outcomes
April 21, 2021

How one hospital built a program to address social challenges in youth with complex and chronic medical conditions.

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Parent Input Builds Better Care for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
April 14, 2021

Children’s hospital emphasizes community outreach, multidisciplinary approach to caring for children with autism.

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Children's Hospital Addresses Provider Resilience Through Narrative Medicine
April 12, 2021

A story-telling resource to benefit providers, patients and families.

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Social Media Can Have a Good Effect on Behavioral Health
April 7, 2021

Study reveals both positive and negative effects of social media on children in mental health crises.

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Reduce Burnout as an Organization with the Power of Teams
April 5, 2021

How teams can use the four pillars of resilience to support one another and improve resilience.

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Using Technology to Screen, Monitor and Treat Pediatric Behavioral Health Patients
April 5, 2021

Sponsored Content: The pandemic will have a lasting effect on kids’ behavioral health. Here’s how providers can incorporate behavioral health care with medical care.

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One Year Later: How Treating Behavioral Health in Kids Evolved During the Pandemic
March 31, 2021

Children’s hospital expands services to provide personalized behavioral health care.

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Leadership Tip: 3 Keys to Successful Projects
March 31, 2021

Directing a team toward a milestone achievement requires the right mix of determination and motivation.