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

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Bypassing EHR Bottlenecks to Enable Faster Specialist Consults
July 30, 2021

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Childrens Hospital Patient Advocates for Others
July 23, 2021

Soraya and her family find meaning in advocacy and education.

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Addressing Medication Safety Practices in Pediatrics
July 23, 2021

Charged with catching a failure before it happens, this safety specialist concentrates on medication administration.

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Pediatric Vaccine Researcher Talks COVID-19
July 23, 2021

Pediatric researchers are at the center of the effort to vaccinate the world against COVID-19.

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Changing Leadership Roles in Children's Hospital C-suites
July 23, 2021

Children’s hospital leadership teams and their roles are evolving so their organizations can stay ahead, achieve their goals and do what they do best—caring for others.

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Leveraging Single-Checks to Improve Medication Safety
July 23, 2021

An examination of how humans interact with their environments and each other led this team to question one of its long-standing medication safety practices and change how they work.

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Children’s Hospitals Collaborate on Behavioral Health, Quality and Data
July 23, 2021

Together, we can pursue our goals to improve children’s health.

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Building Greater Equity in the Health of Children
July 23, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic and social justice movements of the last year led children’s hospitals to renew focus on their roles in building greater health equity in the care of children.

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Leadership Tip: Pay Close Attention to Detail
July 23, 2021

In a career dedicated to solving medical mysteries, a pediatric geneticist credits a measured, methodical approach to delivering care.

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Improving the Patient Transport Experience for Kids in Crisis
July 19, 2021

Nationwide Children's Hospital created a "safe car" for behavioral health-related patient transports, helping to reduce stigma and ease anxiety.

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Dismantling Structural Racism for Children's Well-being
July 13, 2021

Here’s how those who work at children’s hospitals can renew focus on building equity for the children, families and the communities they serve.

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Return to the Office: Empowering Teams and Individuals
July 7, 2021

Children's Mercy used research, industry insights and employee feedback to navigate the return to the office.

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3 Ways Children's Hospitals Are Different Than Their Adult Counterparts
July 6, 2021

A new report details how children's hospitals require specialized programming, staff and facilities to accommodate the needs of children.

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Tips for Standardizing Pediatric Education Across Health Systems
July 2, 2021

Staff from three health systems share their insights for standardizing education, and care for pediatric patients.

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Simulation Training Improves Pediatric Emergency Care
July 1, 2021

Military-inspired preparedness drives children’s hospital’s pediatric health emergency simulation program.

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Leader's Perspective: Pediatric Geneticist Delivers Difficult Diagnoses with a Personal Touch
July 1, 2021

Pediatric geneticist delivers difficult diagnoses with a personal touch.

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Training to Improve the Health Care Experience for LGBTQ Patients
June 23, 2021

Children’s hospital’s training curriculum and programs aim to provide medical students and residents the skills to identify and appropriately address LGBTQ health concerns.

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Kamishibai Card Rounding Helps Prevent Hospital Acquired Infections
June 23, 2021

Using lean tools, a new program fosters rounding with a purpose, improves bundle compliance and hopes to prevent patient harm.

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Angels for Change: Organization Takes on Drug Shortages to Provide Equal Access for Patients
June 23, 2021

A mom goes the distance for her daughter and hopes to transform the pharmaceutical supply chain.

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Launching a New Pediatric Fellowship Program on Health Equity
June 22, 2021

The program started during the COVID-19 pandemic, changing how it was structured but reinforcing the need for ongoing work in health equity.

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Improving Patient Outcomes with a Pediatric Pharmacy
June 15, 2021

Yale New Haven Children's Hospital leveraged data and technology to improve the quality of care.

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Leadership Tip: Seek Opinions from All
June 15, 2021

The key to planning a successful initiative lies with hearing and heeding voices from across your organization.

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Researchers Uncover How Severe Post-COVID-19 Disease in Children Develops
June 8, 2021

A new study shows how viral particles linger in the gut, potentially causing MIS-C.

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3 Ways Children's Hospitals are Partnering with Communities
June 4, 2021

Children’s hospital partnerships in the community can address food insecurity, healthy sleeping arrangements, child safety and so much more

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Commentary: The Compounding Benefits of Hyperconverged IT Infrastructure
June 2, 2021

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