Articles

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

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Creating a Holistic Medical and Psychiatric Care Model for Pediatric Patients
March 20, 2019

To correct a disjointed continuum of mental health care, Dell Children's created a plan to integrate behavioral health into the children's hospital at the access point.

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3 Interventions to Reduce Variation in Opioid Prescribing for Pediatric Patients
March 20, 2019

Children’s Hospital Colorado outlines its approach to determining pediatric-specific recommendations for opioid prescribing.

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BEE Mindful: Caring for Children with Special Needs in a Healthcare Environment
March 20, 2019

Program that individualizes care and promotes a safe place for healing and wellness.

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Creating Career Paths for Hospital Employees
March 20, 2019

How Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is making an investment in the career growth of its employees.

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The Impact of Joy in Childrens Hospitals
March 20, 2019

The minute details in a children's hospital experience can greatly impact a patient's recovery, family support and staff retention, all by inspiring joy.

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How Pharmacogenomics Can Improve Pediatric Patient Safety
March 20, 2019

Pharmacogenomics is the study of using a patient's genomic makeup to recommend medications, potentially reducing patient harm and improving medication adherence.

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Improving Communication Between Primary Care Providers and Specialists
March 20, 2019

Electronic medical record (EMR) tools improve access to specialty care and reduce health care costs.

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Systematically Improving Quality Within a Pediatric Clinically Integrated Network
March 20, 2019

Children's Mercy Kansas City's clinically integrated network, Children's Health Network, aims to improve how an organization of primary care facilities use an operational framework.

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Leadership Tip: The Power of Asking Questions
March 5, 2019

R. Lawrence Moss has worn many different leadership hats on his way to becoming president and CEO of Nemours Children's Health System.

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Network of Pediatricians Helps Patient Families Manage Asthma
February 27, 2019

Children's hospital aligns with pediatricians to deliver asthma care.

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Improving Care for Pediatric Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy
February 19, 2019

Chemotherapy Induced Nausea & Vomiting (CINV) Dashboard helps providers manage nausea and vomiting in a clear and simple way.

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Bloodless Open-Heart Surgery Benefits Tiny Pediatric Patient
February 13, 2019

Weighing 7 pounds, Lola was less than half the weight usually considered for bloodless heart surgery.

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Children's Hospital Brings Behavioral Health Care into Schools
February 12, 2019

Integrated behavioral health program covers more than 21,000 children, including elementary and middle school students.

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U.S. Senate Introduces Bill That Would Help Improve Care for Children with Medical Complexity
February 5, 2019

The 116th Congress introduced the bipartisan ACE Kids Act.

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Study: Later School Start Could Improve Adolescent Health and Improve Sleep
February 5, 2019

New study shows correlation between sleep and insulin sensitivity.

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A DIY Project Helps Connect Patients to Families Who Can't be in the PICU
February 1, 2019

After researching existing technology for video communication and comping up empty-handed, this team built it themselves. Now parents can connect with their NICU baby and care team from anywhere.

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A Family Faces the Reality of Leaving the Children's Hospital Environment
February 1, 2019

As Christian Provenzano, who has cerebral palsy, moves into adulthood, his family prepares for a new health care reality.

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Children's Hospitals Look Ahead to the Next Congress
February 1, 2019

Even with divided government, children's hospitals will need to be active in Washington to protect Medicaid, and continue looking for opportunities to improve this program so vital to children's health.

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The Doctor-Patient Conversation is the Most Important Tool in Medicine
February 1, 2019

This doctor and expert on the patient-provider connection shares her insights.

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Meet CHA Board Member Deborah Feldman
February 1, 2019

Deborah Feldma, president and CEO of Dayton Children's Hospital, joined the board in 2019.

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Use These Digital Tips to Build Engagement with Patient Families
February 1, 2019

Children's hospitals should be where patients and families are—in a digital world.

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Messaging App Connects Health Care Providers with Patient Families During Procedures
February 1, 2019

How an app can help reduce family members concerns during their child's procedure.

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Educating Providers on Delivering the Best Care to Children with Complex Medical Conditions
February 1, 2019

This educational program exposes community providers and medical students to a variety of situations they could encounter while providing care to children with complex medical conditions.

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Attracting, Hiring and Retaining Millennial Health Care Workers
February 1, 2019

Understanding how millennials think, what motivates them in the workplace and what keeps them happy long term is the best way to attract and retain this generation in any work environment.