Articles

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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Adapting Schedules to Accommodate Elective Surgeries
September 1, 2020

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

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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.

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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.

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Leadership Tip: Solid Communication Key to Virus Response
August 18, 2020

Staff members value clear, consistent and direct lines of communication during the pandemic—and beyond.

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Amid Pandemic, Children's Hospital Delivers Food
August 11, 2020

Children’s Colorado takes its food clinic on the road to address food insecurity—and provide a glimmer of hope—during the pandemic.

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Palliative Care Team Meets COVID-19 Needs Square by Square
August 5, 2020

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

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Commentary: How Children's Hospitals Can Prepare for a New Normal in a Pandemic
August 5, 2020

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

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COVID-19: Telehealth for All
August 5, 2020

Children’s hospitals have expanded their telehealth offerings in the face of the pandemic. The next challenge is ensuring everyone can benefit from the technology.

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Caring for Kids After COVID-19
August 4, 2020

Children’s hospital leverages its pediatric rehabilitation expertise to launch novel clinic specializing in care for children recovering from the effects of COVID-19.

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COVID19: Pandemic to Permanently Change How Children's Hospitals Deliver Care
August 3, 2020

Despite the darkness of the COVID-19 pandemic, bright spots have begun to emerge. Children’s hospitals have quickly changed processes, policies and systems, which will affect how health care is delivered in the future.

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Patient Battles Brittle Bone Disease to Learn to Walk
August 3, 2020

Gage proved to be tough even before he was born, and now he’s delivering a show of strength.

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Use Data and Research to Create a Quality Improvement Cultural Shift
August 3, 2020

This diagnostic safety expert says health care teams can overcome the complexity of communication to improve performance and patient care.

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Identify Facility Design Issues to Improve Safety
August 3, 2020

Find and address design issues at the right time in the construction process that could affect patient and staff safety.

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Physician Leadership Program Enhances Skills
August 3, 2020

This program helps build a pipeline of future children’s hospital leaders.

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3 Tele-NICU Must Haves
August 3, 2020

Here’s how one hospital developed a telemedicine program to service nine NICU locations across north Texas.

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Integrating Mental and Physical Health Care for Kids
August 3, 2020

Learn more about the framework that keeps kids out of high-cost levels of care, reduces interactions with law enforcement, and leads to healthy adults by integrating the mind and body.

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How Pediatric Providers Care for Adult Patients During Pandemic
August 3, 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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Commentary: Transforming a Youth Mental Health System
August 3, 2020

As behavioral health needs grow, children's hospitals have an opportunity to lead the conversation and create a unified vision for change.