Articles

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

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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.

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Retail Medical Clinics Do Not Reduce ER Visit Costs, Study Finds
February 14, 2017

A new study finds that retail medical clinics do not help reduce emergency room visits or lower health care costs.

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Stress During Pregnancy Could Have Long Term Effect on Child's Health
February 14, 2017

Stress, which can cause depression and anxiety, is best avoided—especially if a woman is pregnant, according to a new study presented at the annual ...

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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.

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Investing in the Future of Children's Health
February 8, 2017

Children's hospitals must face challenges with resolve, resilience and renewed focus.

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Care Transitions for Patients with Autism
February 8, 2017

One hospital took on efforts to make the hospital experience easier for children and adults with autism.

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What This Doctor Realized When She Became the Patient
February 8, 2017

While this doctor had been routinely discussing her patients' brains and treatment options, a mass had been growing inside her own.

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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.

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4 Ways the Quality and Safety Conference Can Help You Do Your Job
February 8, 2017

The only quality and safety conference for children's hospital professionals offers more than 50 education and poster sessions focused on solving ...

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Leadership Tip: Don't be Afraid to Apologize
February 8, 2017

Being a good leader means knowing when to apologize and make things right with your team.

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Focusing the National Conversation on Children's Health
February 8, 2017

In 2017, protecting the nation's children will be critical.

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Advancing Care for Children With Heart Defects
February 8, 2017

Some of the most significant advances in pediatric health care over the last 25 years have enhanced the care of children born with the most common ...

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A Health Care Model that Prevents Obesity
February 8, 2017

This health care model from Children's Healthcare of Atlanta moves beyond treating obesity, it works to prevent it.

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Children's Hospitals Can Help Patients Transition into Adult Care
February 8, 2017

Here's how hospitals can support long-term outcomes for pediatric patients with chronic medical issues and help them thrive into adulthood.

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Give Families the Tools to Store Firearms Safely
February 8, 2017

Seattle Children's Hospital gives away firearm lock boxes and trigger locks at large-scale community events.

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Simulation Lab Helps Parents Prepare to Care for Kids at Home
February 8, 2017

A simulation lab immerses families in real-life medical situations before caring for their child at home.

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Hospital's In-House Artist Brings Fun to the Hospital Environment
February 6, 2017

Meet Donald "Scribe" Ross. The in-house artist who fills Children's Mercy Kansas City with art.

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Strategies to Better Serve the Emergency Department Population
February 2, 2017

Hospitals implement strategies to better serve the emergency department population, which helps improve care and reduce costs.

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Reducing Employee Burnout Key to Improving Quality and Safety in Health Care
February 2, 2017

J. Bryan Sexton will discuss surviving vs. thriving at the 2017 Quality and Safety in Children's Health Conference.

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Reducing Employee Burnout Key to Improving Quality and Safety in Health Care
February 2, 2017

J. Bryan Sexton will discuss surviving vs. thriving at the 2017 Quality and Safety in Children's Health Conference.

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Don't Overlook Costs of Employee Joint Replacement
February 2, 2017

How to balance quality of care for employees when they access medical care.

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January 30, 2017

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Night Shift Charge Nurse Retires After 50 Years of Service
January 25, 2017

After serving in the military, this nurse found his career at a children's hospital.

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

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

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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.