Articles

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

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Children’s Hospital Developing “Rocket Fuel” for COVID-19 Vaccine
May 27, 2020

One children’s hospital focuses on developing adjuvants to make a COVID-19 vaccine more effective.

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COVID-19 Mysterious Illness Continues to Affect Kids
May 27, 2020

A severe Kawasaki disease-like inflammatory syndrome linked to COVID-19 and has serious effects even for children with no COVID-19 symptoms.

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Commentary: How Children's Hospitals Can Prepare for a New Normal in a Pandemic
May 26, 2020

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

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COVID-19 Severity High in Children
May 19, 2020

New research shows pediatric population at higher risk for hospitalization, critical care than originally thought.

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Hospital-Based Convenience Store Supports Staff, Patient Families During COVID-19
May 12, 2020

With the help of 7-Eleven, Children’s Health set up an onsite convenience store to help staff and patient families secure essentials, comfort food during pandemic.

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How Pediatric Providers Care for Adult Patients During Pandemic
May 6, 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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Research Confirms Drug Shortages Disproportionately Affect Children’s Hospitals
May 4, 2020

A project conducted by Vizient and CHA informs strategies to limit shortages of essential drugs in children’s hospitals.

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Leadership Tip: Leverage Your Network to Address the Pandemic
May 4, 2020

In times of crisis, children’s hospitals can lean on each other to learn quickly.

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Palliative Care Team Meets COVID-19 Needs Square by Square
April 29, 2020

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

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Children's Hospitals Supporting Emergency Medical Service Providers
April 23, 2020

Partner with EMS services to ensure better outcomes for children with complex medical conditions.

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Sisters With Rare Disease Find Treatment Closer to Home
April 23, 2020

With one hospital's help, families receive treatment closer to home and build a stronger support system.

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Leader’s Perspective: In Crisis, Practice Kindness, Communication
April 23, 2020

One children’s hospital CEO says it’s important for leaders to be visible during this time and interact with staff on a human-to-human level.

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3 Behavioral Health Strategies Any Hospital Can Adopt
April 23, 2020

From telemedicine to primary care provider training, here are examples of how children’s hospitals are improving mental and behavioral health outcomes for patients.

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Finding a Cause for Kawasaki Disease
April 23, 2020

This researcher is working to find a cause for an uncommon pediatric disease.

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Learning From the Lessons of Coronavirus
April 23, 2020

Children's hospitals can learn from the COVID-19 pandemic and embrace the future.

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6 Leadership Styles and When to Use Them
April 23, 2020

Looking beyond health care for inspiration, find ways to bring other philosophies into your repertoire to drive success.

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Monitoring Pediatric Patients for Sepsis
April 23, 2020

ICU training inspires a concept that begins with monitoring and requires prompt action.

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Pediatric Surgeon Channels His Inner Artist
April 23, 2020

From scalpels to Sharpies, this doctor finds a creative way to comfort patients.

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Pediatric Sepsis: Victoria's Story
April 21, 2020

On a Saturday morning, Victoria, age six, woke with what her mother thought was a virus. Within two days she still had a fever and started having trouble breathing.

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Pandemic Creating a Surge in Demand for Telehealth
April 20, 2020

Children’s hospital leaders, families and patients are seeing the value of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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What This Mom Learned About Sepsis After Her Son Survived It
April 16, 2020

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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Diagnostic Testing and Employee Program Protects Patients and Staff During COVID-19 Pandemic
April 15, 2020

Enhanced testing, virtual visits and employee safety net highlights COVID-19 response at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

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Leader's Perspective: Don't Neglect Mental Health During the Pandemic
April 15, 2020

This leader says providers and parents should be paying more attention to mental health than ever before.

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New CDC Data Examines COVID-19 Cases in Pediatrics
April 10, 2020

​New U.S. data shows the potential effect of coronavirus on kids.

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The Roadmap to Improved Care for Children with Medical Complexity
April 8, 2020

David Bergman, M.D., Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, helped create and test a plan to efficiently meet the needs of children with medical complexity and their families. Learn about his efforts and where to read the final CARE Award paper.