Articles

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

Resources

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Health Care Reform Bill and CHIP: What You Need to Know
September 20, 2017

Here's the latest action in Congress on two issues that affect children's health care and what you can do to get involved.

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Hospital CEO Perspective: Organizational Values Define Culture
September 20, 2017

Peggy Troy, the CEO of Children's Hospital Wisconsin, shares why values are so important.

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Children's Hospital Offers Free Telehealth Visits to Families During Hurricane Irma
September 13, 2017

Nemours program allows pediatricians to treat newborns and kids online.

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This Hospital Proved Investing in Sepsis Quality Initiatives can Improve Outcomes and Reduce Costs
September 7, 2017

​Here's how to demonstrate the difference quality improvement investments make.

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Two Weeks, Two Hurricanes, 20 Children's Hospitals
September 7, 2017

How children's hospitals prepared for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

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4 Resources to Help You Tackle the Growing Need for Pediatric Mental Health Services
August 31, 2017

Sessions and posters at the Annual Leadership Conference offer ways to help hospitals provide better mental health care for the pediatric population.

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Adolescent Care at the Intersection of Mental Health and Substance Abuse
August 31, 2017

This children's hospital's program combines substance abuse treatment with behavioral health care.

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Both Sides of the Border: Perspectives from an American Pediatric Specialist and Hospital Executive in Canada
August 31, 2017

This CEO with experience working in Canadian and American children's hospitals shares his perspectives on health care.

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Leadership Tip: Look for Opportunities for Improvement
August 31, 2017

Help high-functioning, talented teams continue to grow and improve.

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Researchers Link ADHD with Childhood Trauma
August 9, 2017

Researchers find a significant association between adverse childhood experiences and ADHD.

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Study: Parents Have a Limited Understanding of Concussions in Kids
August 9, 2017

Parents don't know that concussions are associated with all sports.

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Children's Hospitals Decrease Antibiotic Use by 19 Percent
August 9, 2017

Children's hospitals are actively working to ensure the right antibiotics are used at the right time.

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Pediatric Quality Award Closes with Record 110 Entries
August 9, 2017

A record number of entries provides an opportunity to spread more knowledge across hospitals.

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From Cancer Patient to Surgeon to CEO: Hospital Leader Reflects on Career
August 9, 2017

Kurt Newman shares stories about the patients who affected him the most.

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Leadership expert: How to be More Productive by Pursuing Less
August 3, 2017

Feeling busy but not productive? That means it's time to take a step back and consider making some changes.

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Tablets for Everyone: How One Children's Hospital is Engaging Patients and Families
August 2, 2017

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

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3 Experts With Insights to Help You Advance Pediatric Health Care
August 2, 2017

Don't miss insights from these health care leaders at the Annual Leadership Conference.

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4 Ways Children's Hospitals are Leading Adult Hospitals
August 1, 2017

Children's hospitals are leading the way in many areas of health care. And adult hospitals are watching, learning and following suit.

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Prepare Hospital Employees for Encounters with Combative Patients
August 1, 2017

Staff members and providers should be prepared for encounters with combative patients.

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Netflix Show '13 Reasons Why' Spotlights Teen Suicide
August 1, 2017

Health care providers can encourage families to talk about teen suicide and depression.

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Leadership Tip: Help Employees Embrace Change
August 1, 2017

Help teams step out of their comfort zones.

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Families and Clinicians Fight Against Sepsis
August 1, 2017

Parents and clinicians reflect on the experience of helping kids fight sepsis.

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Prone Cart Designed Just for Kids
August 1, 2017

The first-ever patented prone cart for kids makes exploring the hospital a breeze.

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Blood Test Helps Identify Abusive Head Trauma in Infants
August 1, 2017

Researchers have developed a blood test to help clinicians identify shaken baby syndrome.

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What it Was Like for This Patient to Wait for a Heart Transplant
August 1, 2017

Brienna, an 12-year-old patient shares her transplant story.