Articles

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

Resources

Article
Managing COVID-19’s Impact on Novice Nurses
October 27, 2020

As health care institutions have navigated a global pandemic, priorities for staff support and onboarding have changed.

Article
Research Uncovers How Night-Shift Work Causes Internal Clock Confusion
October 27, 2020

Researchers identified cell secretions during shift changes that disrupt body clock alignment and raise risk of health issues.

Article
Pediatric Patient Lives With Rare Genetic Condition
October 27, 2020

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

Article
Q&A With a Health Equity Researcher
October 27, 2020

An announcer by trade shifts gears to research and examine social justice in medicine.

Article
Nurse Masters Slime Making to Connect With Patient
October 27, 2020

Cancer nurse gets her hands dirty in the name of fun.

Article
Virtual Technology Aids in Monitoring Behavioral Health Patient Safety
October 27, 2020

The increasing use of video technology in health care today can help hospitals explore new or blended models for behavioral health patient safety observation.

Article
4 Patient Families Explain What Children's Hospitals Mean to Them
October 27, 2020

In these challenging times, it's important to remind yourself why you do what you do. These four family stories show how you make a huge difference in their lives-a difference that could not be made without you.

Article
Children’s Hospitals Unite to Advocate for CARES Act Funding
October 27, 2020

Initial rounds of federal aid were based on Medicare participation, which excluded children’s hospitals.

Article
Leadership Tip: The Importance of Paying it Forward
October 22, 2020

Now more than ever, children’s hospital teams across the country continue to connect, collaborate and support each other.

Article
Behavioral Health Care Moves Front and Center
October 21, 2020

Nationwide Children’s Hospital launches country’s largest pediatric behavioral health facility, seeks to erase stigmas while meeting community needs.

Article
Leadership Tip: 5 Apps to Boost Your Productivity
October 14, 2020

Fully leveraging technology will increase efficiency and promote collaboration.

Article
A Cost Effective System of Behavioral Health Care for Kids
October 14, 2020

This model streamlines care for patients with mental and behavioral health needs and reduces costs.

Article
Partnership Helps Deliver Better Patient Experiences
October 6, 2020

Children’s hospital partners with Amazon to bring patient families everyday items—and a bit of normalcy.

Article
Closing the Experience-Complexity Gap for Novice Nurses
October 5, 2020

A combined increase in the complexity of care and decrease in the experience level within the nursing workforce has created a challenge for health care organizations. Carol Boston-Fleischhauer, J.D., M.S., B.S.N. has several best practice suggestions for helping novice nurses achieve essential competencies.

Article
Leader's Perspective: Expanding Access to Pediatric Behavioral Health Care
September 30, 2020

Children’s hospital increases patient visits nearly 2000% in three years behind focused efforts of staff, community.

Article
Flu Planning: Creative Solutions for Immunization During the Pandemic
September 23, 2020

How two children’s hospitals rethought how they deliver immunizations ahead of flu season.

Article
Health Care Providers Show Smiles Behind Their Masks
September 22, 2020

Children’s hospital develops fun, novel way for masked staffers to share their smiles with patients and families.

Article
Leader's Perspective: Back-to-School During Pandemic Raises Behavioral Health Concerns
September 15, 2020

Mental health professional says COVID-19 presents challenges for children during what can already be a stressful time.

Article
An Innovative Hospital Internship Approach During COVID-19
September 15, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis emerged just as CHOC leaders and physicians were gearing up for the 2020 internship program.

Article
Leadership Tip: Value the Ability to Listen
September 15, 2020

Strong listening skills are important in well-rounded leaders—and they empower their teams as well.

Article
Improve Performance and Scalability for Clinical Imaging Applications
September 9, 2020

New, advanced devices mean modality storage requirements are making data management a challenge.

Article
Expanding Hospital Employee Well-Being Through the Pandemic
September 4, 2020

A recent webinar highlighted how Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has prioritized the physical and mental health of employees throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Article
Adapting Schedules to Accommodate Elective Surgeries
September 1, 2020

Phoenix Children’s revamps scheduling processes to continue providing non-urgent surgeries during the pandemic

Article
Help Families Create a Plan to Manage Asthma
August 26, 2020

It’s a concept children’s hospitals are increasingly embracing as they address population health and social determinants of health: Meet people where they are.

Article
3 Lasting Effects of COVID-19 on Children
August 19, 2020

A webinar co-sponsored by CHA and the Alliance for Health Policy discussed the short- and long-term effects of COVID-19 on child health.