Articles

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

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Determination Defines This Family's Approach to Rehabilitation
October 23, 2018

Spinal arteriovenous malformation (AVM) patient faces setbacks with determination.

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How Hospitals Create Partnerships with the Families of Children with Complex Medical Conditions
October 23, 2018

How children's hospitals are improving care for children with medical complexity and reducing health care spending.

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Commentary: Mental Health Presents a New Wave of Issues for Children
October 23, 2018

Children's hospitals have a role in advancing behavioral health solutions in partnership with states and community providers.

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Partnering With Families to Improve IV Safety in Pediatric Patients
October 23, 2018

Here's how families can work with bedside nurses to reduce peripheral intravenous harm.

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Kids in Crisis: Children's Hospitals Confront Behavioral Health Care Challenges
October 23, 2018

Children and adolescents across the country are facing behavioral health crisis more than ever before. Here's what five children's hospitals are ...

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Study: Negative Interactions on Social Media Have Bigger Effect on Teens Than Positive Ones
October 23, 2018

Negative experiences on social media carry more weight than positive interactions when it comes to the likelihood of young adults reporting ...

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Meet the Pediatrician Who Discovered the Flint Water Crisis
October 23, 2018

Pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP, led the effort that exposed the high levels of lead in Flint's drinking water.

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Children's Hospital Association Board Member Q&A: Marcy Doderer
October 23, 2018

Marcy Doderer is president and CEO of Arkansas Children's Hospital.

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Leadership Tips Anyone Who Works at A Children's Hospital Can Use
October 23, 2018

From the front lines to the front office, leaders at children's hospitals share their favorite leadership tips.

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From the Front Lines of the Opioid Crisis
October 23, 2018

A NICU program preemptively addresses the needs of babies born with neonatal abstinence syndrome.

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What This Mom Learned About Sepsis After Her Son Survived It
October 23, 2018

Nikki Schueller learned a lot about sepsis after her son’s six battles with it. Here’s what she wants all health care providers to know.

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Cancer Survivor Goes Back to Work at Hospital That Treated Her
October 23, 2018

Every day, I walk the halls where I received brain cancer treatment.

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Stabilizing the Cost of Care for Children with Medical Complexity
October 19, 2018

Children's hospitals share insights on how focusing at the local level helped build relationships with payers.

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Hospitals See Uptick in Acute Flaccid Myelitis, a Rare, Polio-Like Illness
October 18, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is monitoring 127 suspected cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a rare and polio-like illness ...

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How Children's Hospitals are Confronting the Opioid Crisis
October 18, 2018

Explore stories of how hospitals are creating new programs and best practices to address opioid use.

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Maternal Depression May Alter Stress and Immune Markers in Children
October 16, 2018

Research suggests depression in women may affect their children's stress and well-being.

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3 Clinical Care Improvement Projects
October 16, 2018

Clinical care improvement projects can change how a child receives care. Here's a look at the top Pediatric Quality Award entries from the clinical ...

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Tablets for Everyone: How One Children's Hospital is Engaging Patients and Families
October 15, 2018

Tablet-based app helps parents review real-time information about their child's health.

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Educating Providers on Delivering the Best Care to Children with Complex Medical Conditions
October 11, 2018

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

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3 Solutions to Common Challenges Facing Children's Hospital Leaders
October 9, 2018

Learn about solutions three hospitals created to tackle common, yet complex issues.

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A Leader's Perspective: Bringing the Physician's Viewpoint to the C-Suite
October 9, 2018

R. Lawrence Moss, M.D. discusses his transition to leadership as CEO of Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware.

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Solving the Problem of Incompatible Tubing Connections
October 8, 2018

Children's hospitals face challenges in the transition to ENFit enteral devices. Here's how one hospital is tackling the serious problem.

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A Supply Chain Solution Focused on Pediatric Care
October 8, 2018

Here’s how a program focused exclusively on pediatrics helps providers manage costs and address clinical challenges.

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Using Predictive Analytics to Reduce Hospital Readmissions
October 3, 2018

Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) uses data to assess the likelihood of readmission.

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Nurse at Forefront of Family Centered Care and Pain Management Looks Back on 50 Years
October 2, 2018

Phyllis D'Ambra is in her 50th year of nursing at Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA).