Articles

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

Resources

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Palliative Care Team Meets COVID-19 Needs Square by Square
August 5, 2020

How Children’s Hospital at Montefiore is helping adult patients with COVID-19 and their families.

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Commentary: How Children's Hospitals Can Prepare for a New Normal in a Pandemic
August 5, 2020

A CEO shares his thoughts about what children's hospitals can do to prepare for uncertain times.

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COVID-19: Telehealth for All
August 5, 2020

Children’s hospitals have expanded their telehealth offerings in the face of the pandemic. The next challenge is ensuring everyone can benefit from the technology.

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Caring for Kids After COVID-19
August 4, 2020

Children’s hospital leverages its pediatric rehabilitation expertise to launch novel clinic specializing in care for children recovering from the effects of COVID-19.

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COVID19: Pandemic to Permanently Change How Children's Hospitals Deliver Care
August 3, 2020

Despite the darkness of the COVID-19 pandemic, bright spots have begun to emerge. Children’s hospitals have quickly changed processes, policies and systems, which will affect how health care is delivered in the future.

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Patient Battles Brittle Bone Disease to Learn to Walk
August 3, 2020

Gage proved to be tough even before he was born, and now he’s delivering a show of strength.

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Use Data and Research to Create a Quality Improvement Cultural Shift
August 3, 2020

This diagnostic safety expert says health care teams can overcome the complexity of communication to improve performance and patient care.

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Identify Facility Design Issues to Improve Safety
August 3, 2020

Find and address design issues at the right time in the construction process that could affect patient and staff safety.

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Physician Leadership Program Enhances Skills
August 3, 2020

This program helps build a pipeline of future children’s hospital leaders.

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3 Tele-NICU Must Haves
August 3, 2020

Here’s how one hospital developed a telemedicine program to service nine NICU locations across north Texas.

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Integrating Mental and Physical Health Care for Kids
August 3, 2020

Learn more about the framework that keeps kids out of high-cost levels of care, reduces interactions with law enforcement, and leads to healthy adults by integrating the mind and body.

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How Pediatric Providers Care for Adult Patients During Pandemic
August 3, 2020

In this first person account, a hospital leader recounts how during the pandemic, it's been all hands on deck.

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Commentary: Transforming a Youth Mental Health System
August 3, 2020

As behavioral health needs grow, children's hospitals have an opportunity to lead the conversation and create a unified vision for change.

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Exploring the Link Between Homelessness and COVID-19
August 3, 2020

One outcome of COVID-10 is an increase in housing insecurity among families.

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Researchers' Quest to Explain Popular Antibiotic Link to Respiratory Illness
July 28, 2020

Researchers strive to honor the memory of a former patient by uncovering the cause of her mysterious illness, educating others of the risk.

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Children's Hospital Set Up a Daycare in 72 Hours During the COVID-19 Pandemic
July 24, 2020

When local schools began closing, a hospital took immediate action to help employees balance life and work.

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COVID-19: Caring for the Caregivers
July 21, 2020

Children's hospitals' pandemic response includes initiatives to protect and support staff members during the outbreak-and beyond.

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Track Cognitive Bias to Improve Patient Safety
July 15, 2020

This children’s hospital traced 50% of serious safety events to cognitive bias and created targeted interventions to mitigate the most common cognitive biases found in health care.

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Growing A Safety Culture During the COVID-19 Pandemic
July 7, 2020

Despite the uncertainty the COVID-19 pandemic has created at some health care organizations, children’s hospitals can still find opportunities for quality improvement.

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Resilience Engineering: What's Next in Quality and Safety
July 6, 2020

Borrowing concepts from industry and the military, Texas Children’s addresses rapid changes to improve patient outcomes.

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Coping with Crayons: Kid-Friendly COVID-19 Information
June 24, 2020

Children’s hospital publishes coloring book to educate and inform children in face of COVID-19 pandemic.

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Leader's Perspective: Understanding COVID-19 and Kids
June 16, 2020

Children's hospital studies its pediatric coronavirus patients to learn what makes the infection unique and the role children play in its transmission.

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Transforming Pediatric Mental Health Services During a Pandemic
June 9, 2020

Here’s how one children's hospital continued to address the needs of mental health patients and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Leadership Tip: The Importance of Paying it Forward
June 9, 2020

Now more than ever, children’s hospital teams across the country continue to connect, collaborate and support each other.

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Leadership Tip: Leave Your Logo at the Door
June 3, 2020

Heightened sense of ego-free collaboration emerges as a silver lining amid COVID-19.