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Building Data to Manage a Pediatric Population
March 21, 2017

Details and specifications of a novel data and informatics framework, and lessons learned for sustainability of similar future efforts.

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Measure Selection Framework for Pediatric Quality Accountability Measures
February 15, 2017

CHA developed a framework to evaluate measures for suitability in accountability programs applied to pediatrics, and as a pathway to recommend ...

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2017 Public Policy Priorities
December 21, 2016

The Children’s Hospital Association’s Public Policy Committee reviewed and approved the 2017 Public Policy Priorities developed during the 2016 ...

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Sepsis Awareness Month
September 1, 2016

September is Sepsis Awareness Month. Learn how CHA is focusing attention on pediatric sepsis, and find resources and events.

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New CDC Vital Signs Report Labels Sepsis a Medical Emergency
August 30, 2016

The CDC joins many organizations to emphasize the importance of early recognition of sepsis, which can cause life-threatening illness or death.

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Child Health Advocacy Guide: State Implementation of the NAIC Network Adequacy Standards
March 18, 2016

This advocacy resource provides information regarding the specific provisions of recently adopted standards by the NAIC that should be supported ...

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Medicaid Reform CEO Steering Committee Members
January 1, 2016

CHA provides a membership listing of the Medicaid Reform Steering Committee.

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Speak Now for Kids Family Advocacy Day Travel Tips
December 17, 2015

Before departing on the trip, discuss the details of the travel plans to determine any challenges that might arise.

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Children's Hospitals Participating in Medicaid Reform for Children With Medical Complexity
March 11, 2015

These children's hospitals are participants in the Children's Hospital Association's efforts to reform Medicaid for children with medical complexity.

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Children's Hospitals Enrolled in the 340B Drug Pricing Program
March 2, 2015

The 340B Drug Pricing Program allows eligible health care organizations to purchase outpatient drugs at discounted prices. The following children's ...

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340B Drug Pricing Program Participation Criteria for Children's Hospitals
December 18, 2014

Freestanding children's hospitals must meet certain qualifications and criteria to participate in the 340B Drug Discount Program.

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ACE Kids Act of 2014 (H.R. 4930) Cosponsors
December 16, 2014

116 Members of the 113th Congress joined as co-sponsors to H.R. 4930, the ACE Kids Act.

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Identification of Obesity
July 31, 2014

Sample policies for identifying obesity in all hospital settings.

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List of Healthy Options for Rewards and Recognition
July 1, 2014

Developed by members of the FOCUS on a Fitter Future Healthy Hospitals Committee, this list combines best practices in their institutions.

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Tools to Transform the Hospital Environment for Wellness
April 1, 2014

Learn about WorkHealthy America, a Web-based resource to assist hospitals in assessing and benchmarking improvements to the hospital environment.

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Resources for Creating a Healthy Food Environment in Children's Hospitals
July 1, 2013

Learn what your peers have done to share nutritional information, reduce or eliminate sugar sweetened beverages, remove fryers and more.

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Resources for Healthier Beverage Options in Children's Hospitals
July 1, 2013

These resources from allied and government organizations can help hospitals make the case for reducing or eliminating sugar sweetened beverages.

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Resources for Employee Wellness
February 1, 2013

The Association offers several resources to help members enhance existing employee wellness programs and measure their impact.