Articles

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

Resources

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Children's Hospital Educates Community Hospitals on Pediatric Health Care
March 2, 2021

UC Davis Children’s Hospital program informs partners on the latest pediatric care guidelines.

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Heart Program Offers a Medical Home for Life
March 2, 2021

Texas Children’s launches dedicated center for adults with congenital heart disease to provide continuity of care and a medical home for life.

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Leveraging Messaging Technology To Optimize Access for Clinically Integrated Network
February 25, 2021

Sponsored content: Lurie Children’s Hospital goes digital to break down the communication barriers between inpatient and outpatient clinical environments leading to reduced physician wait times, streamlined patient data and increased access to specialists and resources.

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Improving Communication Between Primary Care Providers and Specialists
February 25, 2021

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

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Strategies to Help Families Improve Appointment Adherence
February 25, 2021

Reduce no-shows by engaging with patients and families in new ways.

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Use These Digital Tips to Build Engagement with Patient Families
February 24, 2021

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

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Using Telemedicine to Treat Behavioral Health Patients in the Emergency Department
February 24, 2021

This process saves patients and families time, reduces costs and improves care.

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Children's Hospital Takes COVID-19 Screening Virtual
February 24, 2021

Telemedicine proves invaluable as this children’s hospital combats the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Telemedicine in the NICU: 3 Traits of a Successful Program
February 24, 2021

How one hospital developed a telemedicine program to service nine NICU locations across north Texas.

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Leadership Tip: Bridging the (Multiple) Generation Gap
February 23, 2021

How well leaders can bring together four—or more—generations of workers to drive effectiveness and the direction of their organizations.

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Research Suggests Breast Milk Can Help Fight COVID-19
February 23, 2021

Study results support keeping COVID-19 positive mothers with their newborns

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Leader's Perspective: Speaking from Experience
February 10, 2021

A traumatic childhood accident drives a children’s hospital’s leader to a career in health care, molds her approach to patients and their families.

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By the Numbers: Deploying the COVID-19 Vaccine
February 3, 2021

Children’s Minnesota uses a data-based priority system to allocate limited COVID vaccine supplies to employees.

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Play Therapy Helps Patient Process Feelings
February 1, 2021

Asking for help and challenging stigmas has become the norm for this family.

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How to Effectively Articulate Your Scientific Work
February 1, 2021

Tell a story of discovery in layperson’s terms, and you can inspire future investigators.

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Taking Steps to Deliver Equitable Health Outcomes
February 1, 2021

Recognizing what you don’t know is a step to creating an inclusive environment.

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First Person: Representation Matters in Medicine
February 1, 2021

My skin signals a message of reassurance to patients before I utter a word.

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Commentary: Children’s Hospitals Must Take Bold Action
February 1, 2021

Let's embrace new strategies, take risks, and be bold together

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Finding Inspiration in Challenging Times
February 1, 2021

A pediatric physical therapist learns to lean on his coworkers.

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Hospital Leaders Discuss Pediatric Health Care’s Future
February 1, 2021

Halle's one-of-a-kind genetic abnormality caused her family to adapt in ways they never expected.

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Don’t Overlook Your Hospital’s Phone System
February 1, 2021

After patient family complaints, this hospital dialed up efforts to improve its phone system.

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6 Emotional Phases of a Disaster
February 1, 2021

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the phases of disastrous events affect people, communities, and those on the front lines like health care workers and hospital employees.

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Examining Children’s Hospital Employee Burnout with New Urgency
February 1, 2021

Hospital teams are at a breaking point. Here’s how a public health crisis placed new urgency on a long-standing issue.

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3 Tips for Planning in a Pandemic
February 1, 2021

Start the new year off right with these strategies for the year’s toughest challenges.

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Showing the Value of Quality Improvement Work in a Children's Hospital
January 26, 2021

Stakeholders define value differently, and this should drive how your hospital communicates.